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May 27, 2016

Things They Won't Let Us Do Any More – Usual Things In The Past You No Longer See Today

These were usual things in the past, but today you may find them unusual.

Building labourer on a stone being hoisted up to building, Sydney, ca. 1930s

Kids playing swing on the beach, Southern California, 1932

Changing the light bulb, ca. 1890s

Children playing criket on street in Dockland, London, 1950

Children playing with sharp implements, Lawrence, Kansas in the early 1950s

Girl sitting down with lions at Hertel's Zoo, Nanaimo, B.C., Canada, 1958

Kids in a rowboat, Boston, ca. 1920s

Maintenance workers on Clifton Suspension Bridge, Bristol, ca. 1950s

Men pulled a large pole with ropes and wooden sticks at Maitland railway station, NSW, 1909

Nha Trang, Vietnam, 1969

Passenger transfer on the open sea, 1908

People moving a car to the top of a building, Massachusetts, 1936

Repairing a roof in  Sweden in the 1940s

Sheeps on a street in London, 1925

Throw the baby, Queensland, ca. 1930s

Tokyo firemen training, 1915

Walking on the railroad tracks in Tottenham, Ontario, 1948

Young boys run to hitch a ride on the back of a carriage in London, 1941


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