October 26, 2018

26 Amazing Found Photos of New York in the Late 19th and Early 20th Centuries

An amazing collection of found photos from Gordon Morales that shows everyday life of New York in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

The Dewey Arch was a triumphal arch that stood from 1899 to 1900 at Madison Square in Manhattan, New York

Construction of Harlem River Drive in New York. Began in 1894, and the speedway opened in July of 1898

1899 Nubian Dress Lining Store front. Illuminated by the Electric Motor Equipment Company that was one of the first using electric lighting to attract customers

A view from the Williamsburg Bridge, looking west in Manhattan. One of the buildings is the Loews Theater and its sign reads 'ALL STAR BILL 10 15 25'. Another building is The New York Edison Co.

Celebrating the end of The Great War which would date around 1918. Probably around Chautauqua, New York

Celebrating the end of The Great War which would date around 1918. Probably around Chautauqua, New York

Celebrating the end of The Great War which would date around 1918. Probably around Chautauqua, New York

Celebrating the end of The Great War which would date around 1918. Probably around Chautauqua, New York

Central Square Station, New York. This building was built in 1868 then burned to the ground in 1903

Central Square Station, New York. This building was built in 1868 then burned to the ground in 1903

Church Street and Cortlandt Street

Engine 1385 2-6-6-2 New York Central Lines

New York Central and Hudson River Railroad

New York Central Railroad. The wheels on the coaches appear to have flanges on them so they can Hi-Rail on the tracks

New York State Inebriate Asylum - later Binghamton State Hospital

New York Subway construction. Duane St in New York City

New York Subway construction. Lexington Ave.

New York Subway construction. Spring & Elm in New York City - Interborough Subway construction

New York Subway construction. Williamsburg Bridge, Delancey St looking west

Penn Yan, Keuka Park and Branchport Railway

Penn Yan, Keuka Park and Branchport Railway

Ship at dock. At harbor in New York

Somewhere in Upstate New York

The Ansonia is a building on the Upper West Side of New York City, located at 2109 Broadway, between West 73rd and West 74th Streets

The Barge Office. Temporary immigration station

View of New York from Sunset Park, Brooklyn, NY





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