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    Iconic Photographs

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    Re: Iconic Photographs

    Post by Mcqueen on Fri 14 Apr 2017 - 16:37

    Now i would be tempted to shove it in and launch the fecker,
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    Post by Campbell Brodie on Sat 15 Apr 2017 - 7:27

    A girl sits outside the rubble of her bombed home. This photo was taken in London in 1940.





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    Post by Campbell Brodie on Sun 16 Apr 2017 - 9:41

    Soldiers decide to use their gas masks for a more… domestic purpose. Here, they are pictured cutting onions. I don’t blame them.




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    Post by Campbell Brodie on Mon 17 Apr 2017 - 9:06

    Hindenburg Disaster, 1937.





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    Post by Mcqueen on Mon 17 Apr 2017 - 11:54

    No smoking
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    Post by Campbell Brodie on Tue 18 Apr 2017 - 16:54

    Jackie the lion was the source of the first audible “ROAR” in MGM’s famous movie logo, thanks to the invention of the gramophone. He was also nicknamed “Lucky” after surviving a plane crash and a studio fire.





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    Post by Campbell Brodie on Wed 19 Apr 2017 - 17:28

    An Empire State builder hanging on a crane above New York City, 1925.

    The Empire State Building took only one year and 45 days to build, or more than seven million man-hours. The total height of the building, including the lightning rod, is 1,454 feet and cost a cool 28 million dollars to build.





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    Post by Mcqueen on Wed 19 Apr 2017 - 18:42

    My feet go funny looking at anything like that
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    Post by Campbell Brodie on Thu 20 Apr 2017 - 17:22

    Nuclear Bomb “Shadow” in Hiroshima, Japan 1945.

    How’s this for eerie: When the nuclear bomb exploded in Japan, it emitted intense thermal radiation which “bleached” every thing it hit. In the example of the picture the people were close enough to the blast that they were vaporized almost instantly but their bodies absorbed the wave of thermal radiation leaving their shadow in the surface behind them but nothing else.





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    Post by 3rdforum on Thu 20 Apr 2017 - 22:56

    Very unsettling






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    Post by Campbell Brodie on Fri 21 Apr 2017 - 16:48

    Partially excavated Sphinx in Egypt, 1878.

    The Sphinx was carved from the bedrock of the Giza plateau, a single ridge of limestone that is 73 meters long and 20 meters high. The Sphinx is considered to be one of the largest single-stone statues in the world and also the oldest, dating some 5000 years ago.





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    Re: Iconic Photographs

    Post by Mcqueen on Fri 21 Apr 2017 - 17:20

    Somebody had a lot of spare time 
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    Post by Campbell Brodie on Sat 22 Apr 2017 - 9:02

    I'm going to put this in the suggestion box!

    One for the movies: a stripper entertains some Wall Street employees.





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    Post by Campbell Brodie on Sun 23 Apr 2017 - 9:17

    Niagara Falls during the great freeze in the winter of 1911.

    Is it really frozen? Yes and no. The tremendous volume of water never stops flowing, However, the falling water and mist create ice formations along the banks of the falls and river. This can result in mounds of ice as thick as fifty feet. If the winter is cold for long enough, the ice will completely stretch across the river and form what is known as the “ice bridge”. This ice bridge can extend for several miles down river until it reaches the area known as the lower rapids.





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    Post by Campbell Brodie on Mon 24 Apr 2017 - 17:19

    Desperate Montana men. (I think "wives" is a misnomer)

    These men were looking for wives to share their rural lifestyle with. Note the cat. Even in the early days, men knew what would really bring in the ladies by the droves.




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    Post by Campbell Brodie on Tue 25 Apr 2017 - 8:43

    Police, dogs and man during the civil rights movement, 1964.

    For eight terrifying days in 1964, Birmingham police uses cruel brutality against thousands of non-violent African American protesters led by Martin Luther King, Jr.. Besides trained attack dogs, billy clubs, tasers, tear gas, and stun guns were also used.





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    Re: Iconic Photographs

    Post by Mcqueen on Tue 25 Apr 2017 - 9:17

    Well if they wasnt on the street in gangs and stayed at home or work like normal people it wouldnt happen, trouble causers like any other riots, shoot to kill
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    Post by Campbell Brodie Yesterday at 9:37

    A train derails at the Gare Montparnasse in Paris, France, 1895.

    The derailment and wreck of the Granville – Paris Express was on October 22, 1895, after it overran a buffer stop and crashed through a (2 ft) thick wall, shot across an outside terrace and plummeted (30 ft) onto the street below, where it ended up as seen in the photos. Amazingly only two of the 131 passengers and two conductors sustained injuries.





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    Post by 3rdforum Yesterday at 23:59

    betcha it was a woman driver







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