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.
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.
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.