Vintage Colorized Photographs Collection | Historical pictures

109 years ago today The Wreck of Old 97 near Danville

109 years ago today The Wreck of Old 97 near Danville, Virginia, September 27, 1903.

A British merchant being carried by a Sikkimese lady on her back

A British merchant being carried by a Sikkimese lady on her back. West Bengal circa 1903.

A press photograph of the electrocution of Topsy

A press photograph of the electrocution of Topsy the Elephant with the unfinished Electric Tower in the background, 1903.

Circa 1903 Loop the Loop at Coney Island, New York.

Circa 1903 Loop the Loop at Coney Island, New York.

Early Aviation - Samuel Pierpont Langley's Aerodrome makes a brief

Early Aviation – Samuel Pierpont Langley’s Aerodrome makes a brief, but unsuccessful test flight before crashing into the Potomac River, August 12th, 1903.

Eating spaghetti on the street, Naples, Italy, 1903.

Eating spaghetti on the street, Naples, Italy, 1903.

Inflating cow skins to use as boats in the Indian Himalayas, 1903.

Inflating cow skins to use as boats in the Indian Himalayas, 1903.

John White Alexander dressed as an Egyptian mummy

John White Alexander dressed as an Egyptian mummy at the Autumn Fair in Onteora, New York, 1903.

NYC Shoppers on Sixth Avenue ,1903.

NYC Shoppers on Sixth Avenue ,1903.

Wreck of the USS Maine and Royal Navy Warships, Havana Harbor, 1904.

Wreck of the USS Maine and Royal Navy Warships, Havana Harbor, 1904.

Piston valve steam engine, supplying Stockholm with electricity, 1903.

Piston valve steam engine, supplying Stockholm with electricity, 1903.

S F Cody surrounded by kites in his workshops at Alexandra Palace in London, 1903.

S F Cody surrounded by kites in his workshops at Alexandra Palace in London, 1903.

Salvage work on the wreck of the Spanish cruiser Reina Cristina

Salvage work on the wreck of the Spanish cruiser Reina Cristina after the Spanish-American War, Manila Bay, Philippines, 1903.

The schooner Tripolitania run aground at the entrance to Pentawan Harbor

The schooner Tripolitania run aground at the entrance to Pentawan Harbor in the Scilly Isles, Cornwall UK, March 1903.

Theodore Roosevelt, before the 'Grizley Giant, big trees of California - circa, 1903.

Theodore Roosevelt, before the ‘Grizley Giant, big trees of California – circa, 1903.

Unloading bananas on the levee, New Orleans 1903.

Unloading bananas on the levee, New Orleans 1903.

Williamsburg Bridge Approach, New York City

Williamsburg Bridge Approach, New York City. Bridge opened Dec. 19, 1903.

A reenactment of the Battle of Colenso as seen from the Boer side

A reenactment of the Battle of Colenso as seen from the Boer side during the St. Louis World’s Fair, 1904.

Atlantic City bathers enjoy the ocean on July 4, 1904.

Atlantic City bathers enjoy the ocean on July 4, 1904.

Colorized photography of russian battleship Oryol in August, 1904.

Colorized photography of russian battleship Oryol in August, 1904.

colorized_USS Adder and USS Moccasin at Norfolk Navy Shipyard, 1904.

Colorized_USS Adder and USS Moccasin at Norfolk Navy Shipyard, 1904.

Japanese 11-inch howitzer firing; shell visible in flight

Japanese 11-inch howitzer firing; shell visible in flight, during the Siege of Port Arthur, 1904.

Loading a polar bear carcass on to the Neptune, Hudson Bay, Nunavut, July 20, 1904.

Loading a polar bear carcass on to the Neptune, Hudson Bay, Nunavut, July 20, 1904.

Navajo medicine man Southwest U.S, 1904.

Navajo medicine man Southwest U.S, 1904.

Niagara Falls Hydroelectric Power and Manufacturing Company

Niagara Falls Hydroelectric Power and Manufacturing Company was located on the lower river just north of Niagara Falls, 1904. Sometimes referred to as the Schoellkopf Plant after its founder.

Subway Powerhouse, Interborough Rapid Transit Company

Subway Powerhouse, Interborough Rapid Transit Company (IRT) , 58th to 59th St, New York ca, 1904.

The first auctioning of land lots in Imperial, California

The first auctioning of land lots in Imperial, California by the California Development Company, April 12, 1904.

The first passengers on the brand new New York subway in 1904.

The first passengers on the brand new New York subway in 1904.

The Real Peaky Blinders mugshots, October 1904.

The Real Peaky Blinders mugshots, October 1904.

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