Tag: vintage

Oct 5, 2020

Someone Colorized and Upscaled a Snowball Fight from 1896 and It’s Amazing

Someone Colorized and Upscaled a Snowball Fight from 1896 and It’s Amazing

Original footage by Lumiere from Lyon, France in 1896

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Sep 9, 2020

Teller Shares Photo of Rare $1000 Bill a Customer Brought in to Deposit

Teller Shares Photo of Rare $1000 Bill a Customer Brought in to Deposit

The bill features Grover Cleveland, the only president to serve two non-consecutive terms

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Aug 18, 2020

This Video of Germany in 1902 was Taken from a Flying Train and the Quality is Incredible

This Video of Germany in 1902 was Taken from a Flying Train and the Quality is Incredible

The footage is almost as impressive as the feat of engineering it captures

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Feb 26, 2020

New York City in 1911, Upscaled to 4K 60fps with Sound and Color Added

New York City in 1911, Upscaled to 4K 60fps with Sound and Color Added

Life in color over 100 years ago

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Feb 10, 2020

Before Trick Shots on the Internet Became a Thing, There was This Guy in 1950

Before Trick Shots on the Internet Became a Thing, There was This Guy in 1950

‘Ambidextrous’ Andy Varipapa (March 31, 1891 – August 25, 1984) was a legend

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Feb 6, 2020

Artist Uses Machine Learning to Upscale a Vintage Video from 1896 to 4K 60fps

Artist Uses Machine Learning to Upscale a Vintage Video from 1896 to 4K 60fps

I find the quality of the original footage just as remarkable

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Jan 15, 2020

The Schienenzeppelin in Berlin, 1931 (Colorized)

The Schienenzeppelin in Berlin, 1931 (Colorized)

It accelerated the railcar to 230.2 km/h (143 mph) setting the land speed record for a petrol powered rail vehicle

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Dec 18, 2019

Raw Footage from 1990 of a USSR Grocery Store in Moscow

Raw Footage from 1990 of a USSR Grocery Store in Moscow

An uncut 18-minute clip taken in 1990-1991

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Dec 11, 2019

Ahead of His Time: Pete Drake Debuts His Talking Guitar on Jimmy Dean in 1964

Ahead of His Time: Pete Drake Debuts His Talking Guitar on Jimmy Dean in 1964

Drake’s “talk box” would be later used by Peter Frampton, Joe Walsh, Roger Troutman and Jeff Beck

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Aug 26, 2019

What Berlin’s Famous Frederick Street Was Like in 1896

What Berlin’s Famous Frederick Street Was Like in 1896

You’re looking at some of the earliest known footage of Germany ever

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