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Rare Vintage Photos, Part 7 (42 pics)




     


Miss New Zealand passes out from heat exhaustion, Miss Universe Competition, Long Beach, California 1954

Miss New Zealand passes out from heat exhaustion, Miss Universe Competition, Long Beach, California 1954

Mushroom cloud as a result of nuclear testing as seen from downtown Las Vegas, 1957

Mushroom cloud as a result of nuclear testing as seen from downtown Las Vegas, 1957

Night fishing in Hawaii, 1948

Night fishing in Hawaii, 1948

The Kaaba, Mecca, in 1889

The Kaaba, Mecca, in 1889

Texas Track Club of Abilene, 1964.

Texas Track Club of Abilene, 1964.

Buoys used as bicycle wheels do not an amphibious vehicle make, but this guy tried with ‘Cyclomer‘ in Paris, 1932. Too bad there’s not a picture of him trying to actually use it in the water.

Buoys used as bicycle wheels do not an amphibious vehicle make, but this guy tried with ‘Cyclomer‘ in Paris, 1932. Too bad there’s not a picture of him trying to actually use it in the water.

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

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

Overview of the Lincoln Memorial during Martin Luther King Jr.'s famous 'I Have A Dream' speech, 1963

Overview of the Lincoln Memorial during Martin Luther King Jr.’s famous ‘I Have A Dream’ speech, 1963