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    Chronology: how old is Odessa and what's its name?

    1691 map I have not seen before.
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  3. #3. 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition in San Francisco.

    #3. 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition in San Francisco.

    The Panama–Pacific International Exposition was a world's fair held in San Francisco, California, United States, from February 20 to December 4, 1915. Its stated purpose was to celebrate the completion of the Panama Canal, but it was widely seen in the city as an opportunity to showcase its...
  4. #2. 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition in San Francisco.

    #2. 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition in San Francisco.

    The Panama–Pacific International Exposition was a world's fair held in San Francisco, California, United States, from February 20 to December 4, 1915. Its stated purpose was to celebrate the completion of the Panama Canal, but it was widely seen in the city as an opportunity to showcase its...
  5. 1541 Conquest of Tunis

    1541 Conquest of Tunis

    The only known example of Matteo Pagano's Map of the 1541 Conquest of Tunis, engraved in Venice by the master engraver Matteo Pagano. The 1541 Algiers expedition occurred when Charles V of the Holy Roman Empire attempted to lead an amphibious attack against the Ottoman Empire's stronghold of...
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    1709: a Jesuit Flying Ship by Bartolomeu de Gusmão

    There are many more out there. The one above could be for show What about these ones? How People Drove Cars in the Great Depression Hoover Carts
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    1709: a Jesuit Flying Ship by Bartolomeu de Gusmão

    That could be but is questionable. Unfortunately, we will never find out, most likely. Missing photographs of the existing drawings. Where are they? As far as this wooden pipe goes, it just could be that it was a forced ingenuity vs. common practice. Kind of similar to this: Source
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    Comment by 'KorbenDallas' in media 'Possible giant skeleton at Mohenjo-daro.'

    One day we might be able to figure out the true name(s) of Mohenjo-daro. This article could be a good start. 1459: Fort Mehrangarh, Jodhpur and the Indus River
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    1908 machine used in Gary W. Va. mine - what is it?

    So, is that normal and expected for 1908?
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    1908 machine used in Gary W. Va. mine - what is it?

    LOC also has this photograph titled, "Boy braking on motor train 10 hrs. a day. Where mining, loading, etc. is done by machinery. Live wire above is sometimes not higher than a man's head. Location: Gary, West Virginia." It's displayed just below our 1908 machine on it's respective LOC page...
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    I do not really follow SH.net, therefore am unable to comment on "undisciplined posting", or on...

    I do not really follow SH.net, therefore am unable to comment on "undisciplined posting", or on the way it is being run. As I came to find out, any forum format is prone to drifting away from the intended topic. Keeping things as intended is a paramount task, and requires a certain amount of...
  12. New York circa 1905. St. Bartholomew's Church parish house and clinic, East 42nd Street.

    New York circa 1905. St. Bartholomew's Church parish house and clinic, East 42nd Street.

    New York circa 1905. St. Bartholomew's Church parish house and clinic, East 42nd Street.
  13. Philadelphia, 1905. American Academy of Music.

    Philadelphia, 1905. American Academy of Music.

    Philadelphia, 1905. American Academy of Music.
  14. Indianapolis circa 1907. Knights of Pythias Building (Castle Hall).

    Indianapolis circa 1907. Knights of Pythias Building (Castle Hall).

    Indianapolis circa 1907. "Knights of Pythias Building (Castle Hall).
  15. Stories of Boys who make Money.

    Stories of Boys who make Money.

    Rockefeller, Vanderbilt, Carnegie, and Morgan capitalized on early American innovation and built modern America. These men were early industrial giants and built the oil, rail, steel, shipping, and finance industries along with the American dream.
  16. Boston circa 1908. Hotel Thorndike, Boylston and Church Streets.

    Boston circa 1908. Hotel Thorndike, Boylston and Church Streets.

    Boston circa 1908. Hotel Thorndike, Boylston and Church Streets.
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    1908 machine used in Gary W. Va. mine - what is it?

    These wheels are huge. A large wheeled sand dredge, intended for beach mining, abandoned on the beach at Nome, Alaska. The image is from this 1909 pub, apparently. Also, the 1910 Mines and Minerals book link does not work.
  18. New York circa 1908. Presbyterian Building, Fifth Avenue and West 20th Street.

    New York circa 1908. Presbyterian Building, Fifth Avenue and West 20th Street.

    New York circa 1908. Presbyterian Building, Fifth Avenue and West 20th Street.
  19. New York circa 1912. National City Bank, Wall Street at William Street.

    New York circa 1912. National City Bank, Wall Street at William Street.

    New York circa 1912. National City Bank, Wall Street at William Street. Also the Atlantic Building, and a sliver of U.S. Trust.
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