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Legendary Lineups & Celebratory Spikes

Finally, you have a reason to jump up and holler. Your week of vintage pics is back again.

On this day

East meets West

Oh, the places you'll go. On this day in 1869, the first US Transcontinental Railroad was completed as the ceremonial golden spike was hammered into the ground. Only if they knew what was coming with air travel...

Photo source: Creative Commons

Celebrity spotlight

It's a bird!

No eagles or doves here, just the legendary Charlie 'Bird' Parker with drummer Max Roach and bassist Tommy Potter at an old New York City jazz club. Parker would go on to make some of the most influential jazz music ever during his years in New York.

Photo source: William Gottlieb via LOC

Blast from the past

All hooked up

Take your pick of the 80s computer tech in this photo. Even the wallpaper wouldn't be caught dead in someone's home today.

Photo source: Flickr

The way we were

On guard

Looking at this artwork is free, but touching is going to cost you a certain confrontation with the man on duty. Don't even think about it.

Photo source: Wikimedia Commons

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