30 Weird But Fascinating Historical Pictures That Were Not In Your History Books!

 
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3. B-17 Gas Station

After World War II ended thousands of B-17 Flying Fortress bombers were suddenly surplus and you were able to buy one for cheap.

The owner of this gas station bought a B-17, flew it to a nearby airfield and then placed it on top of his Gas Station to attract customers.

It remained at the gas station for many years until recently when it was removed and it is now under restoration.

4. Chaplin & Keller

Charlie Chaplin meets Hellen Keller in Hollywood during one of Hellen’s speaking tours in 1919.

Apparently, this was a big deal back then.