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One of the oldest photographs of the French navy.

French Naval Port of Brest, ca - One of the Oldest Surviving Photographs of the Wooden Sailing French Fleet.

On 16 June 1897 during a violent storm, she parted a cable and dragging the remaining anchor, went ashore, damaging Blackpool North Pier. After vain attempts to refloat her, she was sold for ₤200. She finally broke up in the December. Craftsmen used flotsam from the wreck to make furniture. (Source Wikipedia)

HMS Foudroyant was an of the Royal Navy built at Plymouth Dockyard In 1897 she was towed to Blackpool and during a violent storm, she parted a cable and dragging the remaining anchor, went ashore on Blackpool Sands, damaging North Pier in the process.

History of the Titanic

Titanic at the fitters quay with her three functioning funnels installed. The fourth dummy funnel was added to make the ship look more impressive.

Brunel's Hungerford Suspension Bridge, London, c 1845. Calotype.  Brunel's suspension pedestrian footbridge opened in 1845. It spanned the River Thames from The Embankment to Lambeth and linked London's West End with the South Bank. It was replaced in 1864 by a railway bridge with a pedestrian walkway. Two new footbridges, built on either side of the 1864 bridge and costing £40 million, opened in 2002.

Brunel's Hungerford Suspension Bridge, London by Talbot, c Talbot, William Henry Fox

A world's record 384-pound black sea bass caught by Franklin Schenck of Brooklyn with rod and reel off Catalina Island, California, on August 17, 1900.

World's Record 384 pound black sea bass caught by Franklin Schenck of Brooklyn with rod and reel off Catalina Island, California on August

Early photo of Swansea.  1850.  Swansea's sea port would essentially have looked the same when Fanny arrived in 1816.

One of the world's oldest photographs, created by Swansea photographic pioneer Rev. Richard Calvert Jones It featues a harbour scene captured at the peak of the Welsh city's prominance as a world-class industrial power.

New York Parking Lot 1930

Vertical parking, This was an “elevator garage” in Chicago, 33 W. It held up to 48 cars. Workers simply drove into the elevator car, parked in their sky-high slots, then walked along the fire escape to their offices.

An empty Oxford Street c1840

Oxford High Street William Henry Fox Talbot (British, 1845 Medium Salted paper print from paper negative

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