Tag: 1900’s

Automobile Races were popular in the early 1900 – [old pictures] and they were dangerous

In the early 1900’s when automobiles became more affordable, auto racing was as popular as horse racing. The following photographs were taken around this era. The photograph below has the caption:   Finish of 1st American auto race at Springfield, L.I. – … Read More

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Michigan – [pictures & films] was Paul Bunyan a real character who was murdered in Bay City?

According to Author/Historian D.Laurence Rogers, Paul Bunyan may have been based on a real person in Michigan. The lumber industry in Michigan was once a booming business. The white pine was like “green gold” and many people became millionaires.  This also … Read More

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