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Maybe some of you know about this site, but I'm guessing most don't:

http://www.shorpy.com/

I really love historic photographs and this site has a ton of them dating from the mid 19th century to the 1970's or so. The navigation leaves little to be desired (typical blog), but they have very high resolution scans. I'm always blown away by the quality of some of these photographs. I sometimes spend an hour or more browsing this site. They have a lot of photos by Lewis Wickes Hine, one of my favorite historic photographers.
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In one of the Toronto subway stations is a photo of the station from 1949. It's side by side with a photo from 2009. It's really amazing to see how much things have changed. Thanks for the link.
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awesome. thanks for sharing
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First photo I glanced at was Union Station in Worcester from 1906... Holy crap it looked different!
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Yeah, there are some shots of my town too. I can't believe we used to have a trolley system here (wish we still had it!). It's sad how often old buildings are torn down over the years, often when they are still perfectly serviceable. We use to have a beautiful union station terminal here, but it was demolished in the 50s.
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