19 Photos That Look Like Time Travel

19 Photos That Look Like Time Travel

These days, it's hard to look at a photo and trust that it hasn't been touched up in some regard. Yeah, that Photoshop is a heck of a thing. But, as you're about to find out, sometimes you don't need all that image tomfoolery to make your audience second-guess what they're looking at. Sometimes all you need to do is, well, just take the damn picture.

We're talking back tattoos (of dragon's no less - looking at you here, Ben Affleck) from 90 years ago, the last telegraph station in India closed in (gulp) 2013, thousands of color photos from tsarist Russia, Cuba's got quite the collection of classic cars, hipsters riding skateboards through Central Park in 1965, and China using steam engine trains in 2015.

To help illustrate all this insanity, we asked our readers to find pictures that absolutely do not look at all like the year they were taken in. They did not disappoint.

Entry by pinwa

Screenshot from a crappy 70's nature show? Actually, it's the first successful underwater color photo ever taken. And was taken in 1926! Each photogra

Entry by Mozartella

19 Photos That Look Like Time Travel

Entry by milito

CRACKEDCON This hipster will tell he you was skateboarding before skateboarding was cool. He's right this time: this is New York City in 1965.

Entry by John E.

Seen here is an aerial photograph of Boston taken in the '60s That is, the 1860's. This photo was shot by J.W. Black from a hot-air balloon.

We are offering so many opportunities for you to win some dough that it'd be insane if you didn't get in on this. Aside from our photoplasties ($100 per contest) and GIF contest ($150), we are paying out 10 winners for our macro contests. And YES, you can win all 10 spots ($350 payout) if you've got the skills to blow our minds that many times.

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