Category: transportation

Reiji Iizuka’s illustration of a sphere-wheeled car, based on a concept by a German inventor, 1936.

Concrete Fantasy: When Southern California’s Freeways Were New (And Empty)

The slow decline and destruction of New York’s historic Penn Station.


Farewell to Milwaukee’s Classic, Hand-Crafted Bus Passes


Images from the Louisiana Cycling Club “Spokes” Scrapbook, circa 1887 – 1891. (Via the Historic New Orleans Collection)

Lady Norman and others enjoying the first wave of motorized scooters, or “autopeds,” circa 1910s.

(Via Retronaut)

Images from “The Train: RFK’s Last Journey,” capturing the journey of Bobby Kennedy’s body from New York to Washington, D.C., after his assassination in 1968.

(Photographs via SFMOMA)

Beautiful Art Nouveau bicycle posters, 1900 – 1930s. (Via Ride Vintage)

Clipper ship advertisements, circa 1850s – 1860s.

Poster for the “Esposizione Internazionale Milano” or International Exposition in Milan, celebrating the opening of the Simplon Alpine tunnel between Paris and Milan. Poster designed by Leopoldo Metlicovitz, 1906.