8. The First Photo Of Outer Space (1946)
How could they possibly take a photo of the Earth from space before there was even a space program? The story goes that soldiers attached a camera to a missile before it was launched. Take that Google Maps. Speaking of which…
9. A Waterless Hoover Dam (1936)
Here’s something we’ll probably never see again in our own lifetime: the Hoover Dam without any water in it.
10. Eiffel Tower Construction (1888)
Well, we suppose it makes sense that even the world’s most famous construction had to have a beginning. Can you imagine what Paris would have been like before it was there? This image depicts at least half of that idea.
11. Disneyland Opening Day (1955)
Now a staple in American tourism, it’s hard to imagine what the crowds would have been like when they finally opened Disneyland all those years ago.
12. Golden Gate Bridge Under Construction (1937)
This must have been such a mammoth task to undertake. Who would have thought it would eventually be declared one of the wonders of the modern world?
13. The MGM Lion (1929)
You know that lion roaring at the beginning of old films? Yep, this is the moment this cameraman captured that iconic movie intro.
14. Hitler’s Bunker (1945)
This is thought to be the first photograph taken of Adolf Hitler’s underground bunker after his death. Doesn’t it just send chills down your spine?
15. Google Team (1999)
Who knew how much this relatively modest team at Google headquarters would go on to revolutionize the way we use the internet?
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