A stereoscopic camera from 1864, used to take 3-D photos of the American Civil War. Thousands of “stereo view” photos were made during the war, letting people far from the front see it more intimately. [1198×799]

A stereoscopic camera from 1864, used to take 3-D photos of the American Civil War. Thousands of “stereo view” photos were made during the war, letting people far from the front see it more intimately. [1198×799]

Two Mississippi riverboats rafted together in New Orleans. The Queen of the Mississippi (L) & the America (R). A third riverboat is out of view, but the riverboat City of New Orleans will roll down the river soon so I hear.

Two Mississippi riverboats rafted together in New Orleans. The Queen of the Mississippi (L) & the America (R). A third riverboat is out of view, but the riverboat City of New Orleans will roll down the river soon so I… Continue Reading