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NEW FROM THE VINTAGRAPH VAULTS • VINTAGE ALASKA, c. 1920s

Every Miser Helps the Kaiser: 1918

Every Miser Helps the Kaiser: 1918

Detroit circa 1918. "Belle Isle from the Dime Savings Bank." In addition to a variety of World War I signage. Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

The Web: 1907

The Web: 1907

Chattanooga, Tennessee, circa 1907. "Market Square." Beneath a cat's cradle of streetcar wires, we have a nice selection of restaurants and dental parlors. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Manhattan Skyline: 1915

Manhattan Skyline: 1915

New York circa 1915. "New York skyline from Manhattan Bridge." Another entry from Detroit Publishing's series of sooty cityscapes. View full size.

 

Smoke on the Water: 1910

Smoke on the Water: 1910

Duluth, Minnesota, circa 1905-1910. "Duluth from the Incline Railway." Another of the eerily depopulated hive-of-industry scenes that seemed to be a specialty of Detroit the Publishing Co. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative. View full size.

 

Market Street: 1916

Market Street: 1916

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, circa 1916. "Market Street." A highlight of this relatively recent Detroit Publishing street scene is the horse drinking fountain shown with a thirsty customer. 8x10 inch glass negative. View full size.

 

A Familiar Facade: 1909

A Familiar Facade: 1909

August 1909. "The Flat Iron Building, New York." One of Detroit Publishing's favorite subjects, making its eighth appearance here. View full size.

 

Old Philly: 1908

Old Philly: 1908

Philadelphia circa 1908. "Delaware Avenue, foot of Market Street." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Central Union Station: 1905

Central Union Station: 1905

Cincinnati, Ohio, circa 1905. "Central Union Station." You there in the window -- get to work! 8x10 inch glass negative, Detroit Publishing Co. View full size.

 

Sixth Street Bridge: 1910

Sixth Street Bridge: 1910

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, circa 1910. "Sixth Street Bridge over Allegheny River." In 1927 this span was moved 12 miles to a crossing over the Ohio River, where it spent the remainder of its long life as the Coraopolis Bridge. View full size.

 

Met Light: 1910

Met Light: 1910

New York City circa 1910. "Metropolitan Life Insurance Company building at night." Note the 10-minute exposure time as recorded by the clock. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

West Thirty-Eighth: 1908

West Thirty-Eighth: 1908

New York circa 1908. "Thirty-Eighth Street west from Fifth Avenue." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Pontiac Depot: 1905

Pontiac Depot: 1905

Circa 1905. "Railway station at Pontiac, Illinois." Next stop: Hooterville. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Clam Chowder Today: 1905

Clam Chowder Today: 1905

New York City circa 1905. "Exterior of tenement." The longer you look at this, the more you'll see. 8x10 inch glass negative, Detroit Publishing Co. View full size.

 

Hello, Columbus: 1905

Hello, Columbus: 1905

Columbus, Ohio, circa 1905. "Great Southern Hotel." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Company F: 1915

Company F: 1915

Washington, D.C., circa 1912-1920. "Eastern High School. High School Cadet Corps, Company F." Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative. View full size.

 
 
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