I have found that if I have faith in myself and in the idea I am tinkering with, I usually win out.

– Charles F. Kettering

Beautifully restored map of Monmouth, Illinois from 1869

Historic bird’s eye view of Monmouth, Illinois

Beautifully restored map of McKinney, Texas from 1876

Historic bird’s eye view of McKinney, Texas in 1876

Beautifully restored map of Midland, Michigan from 1884

Historic old map shows a bird’s eye view of Midland City, Michigan in 1884

Beautifully restored map of Asbury Park, New Jersey in 1881

Click here to see what Asbury Park looked like 100+ years ago

Beautiful old map of South Coventry, CT from 1878

This vintage map shows South Coventry, CT as it looked in 1878.

Amazing old map of Portland, Maine from 1962

What do you first think of when someone mentions Portland?

Beautifully restored bird’s eye view of Canton, MA from 1878

Canton, Massachusetts in the late 19th century.

Never run away from anything. Never!

One ought never to turn one’s back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it…