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Monday, April 18, 2016

Vintage Still Photos Bring to life Bygone New York, Boston, Detroit and DC


An artist has created incredibly realistic animations of America in the early 1900s based almost entirely on vintage photos.

Alexey Zakharov from Moscow describes his animations as a 'travel back in time with a little steampunk time machine.'
His latest animation is so flawless that it looks as if you're watching real antique footage of the streets of New York, Boston, Detroit, Washington D.C. Link here ...

The films show New York spring to life, with horse drawn carriages driving by as pedestrians walk the streets. Here, a horsedrawn carriage passes by the Queensboro Bridge, also known as the  59th Street Bridge, around the time of its completion in 1909.
The films show New York spring to life, with horse drawn carriages driving by as pedestrians walk the streets. Here, a horsedrawn carriage passes by the Queensboro Bridge, also known as the 59th Street Bridge, around the time of its completion in 1909.

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