Bygone Americana

Cars parked in front of four Navy uniform stores on Sand Street. New York, 1946.
By Andreas Feininger

Cars parked in front of four Navy uniform stores on Sand Street. New York, 1946.

By Andreas Feininger

(Source: images.google.com)

A Texaco gas station along a stretch of Route 66 in Arizona, 1947.
By Andreas Feininger

A Texaco gas station along a stretch of Route 66 in Arizona, 1947.

By Andreas Feininger

(Source: TIME)

Pedestrians walk down Nassau Street past the Federal Reserve Building. New York, 1944.
By Andreas Feininger

Pedestrians walk down Nassau Street past the Federal Reserve Building. New York, 1944.

By Andreas Feininger

(Source: TIME)

Carnegie Illinois steel plant. Pittsburgh, 1944.
By Andreas Feininger

Carnegie Illinois steel plant. Pittsburgh, 1944.

By Andreas Feininger

(Source: images.google.com)

Arm wrestling in Harlem, circa 1940.
By Andreas Feininger

Arm wrestling in Harlem, circa 1940.

By Andreas Feininger

(Source: nytstore.com)

Men unloading coffee at Brooklyn dock. New York, 1949.
By Andreas Feininger

Men unloading coffee at Brooklyn dock. New York, 1949.

By Andreas Feininger

(Source: images.google.com)

New Yorkers crowd Broadway below a large billboard depicting actress Marlene Dietrich in October 1944.
By Andreas Feininger

New Yorkers crowd Broadway below a large billboard depicting actress Marlene Dietrich in October 1944.

By Andreas Feininger

(Source: TIME)

Night view of taxi and traffic congestion looking North on 45th St, 1954.
By Andreas Feininger

Night view of taxi and traffic congestion looking North on 45th St, 1954.

By Andreas Feininger

(Source: images.google.com)

Brooklyn Bridge. New York, circa 1940.
By Andreas Feininger

Brooklyn Bridge. New York, circa 1940.

By Andreas Feininger

(Source: ars-photographica.blogspot.com)

New York dimout during wartime to conserve city’s energy costs, 1943.
By Andreas Feininger

New York dimout during wartime to conserve city’s energy costs, 1943.

By Andreas Feininger

(Source: images.google.com)