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Old 5MB Hard Drive

Believe it or not, the image above shows a 5MB IBM hard drive being loaded up onto a Pan Am plane in 1956. It supposedly weighed over a ton, and for comparison, you would need over 1,000 of these units to store the information held in a modern thumb drive. That is just one of the many fascinating historical photos we have rounded up for you today. Continue reading to see them all.

24. Police Office Judging Ankle Competition in London - 1930

Ankle Competition

23. Professional Rat Catcher - 1904

Professional Rat Catcher

22. The Day Sweden Switched to Right Hand Traffic - 1967

Sweden Right Hand Traffic

21. Seattle Tubing Society - 1953

Tubing Society

20. Prototype Football Helmet - 1912

Old Football Helmet

19. Batman Riding an Elephant - 1967

Batman Elephant

18. People Plow - 1920

People Scooper

17. Delivering Kegs of Beer in England to Troops in Normandy - 1944

Delivering Beer

16. Orphaned Babies from Vietnam En Route to Los Angeles - 1975

Orphaned Babies

15. Alfred Hitchcock with MGM Lion - 1957

MGM Lion

14. Fat Rolling Exercise Machine - 1936

Leg Roller Machine

13. Salvador Dali Walking Anteater - 1969

Salvador Dali

12. Women Boxing - 1938

Boxing Women

11. Wooden Swimsuits - 1929

Wooden Swimsuits

10. Boy Selling Lemonade in Berlin - 1931

Berlin 1930

9. US Border Patrol Pulling Fugitive Back - 1920

US Border Patrol 1920

8. Dynasphere Electric Vehicle - 1932

Dynasphere

7. Russian Soldiers Feeding Polar Bears - 1950

Russian Soldiers Tank

6. German Soldier Horse Training - 1939

German Soldier Horse

5. Pedal Roller Skates - 1910

Pedal Skates

4. Portable TV - 1967

Portable TV

3. Parisians Crossing Flooded Street - 1924

Early Paris

2. Belgian Troops with Dogs - 1914

Belgian Troops

1. Mickey Mouse Club Meeting - 1930

Mickey Mouse Clube Meeting








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