Tourists have been coming to New York City long before Times Square was a thing. This vintage photograph from 1906 shows a busload of tourists at Bowling Green Park — the oldest in the City — back around 1906.
This photo is from around 1906 shows a group of tourists at Bowling Green, near the Battery. They are packed side by side in an early version of a motorized open omnibus or truck. A driver sits on the right behind a huge steering wheel while the tour guide with megaphone stands facing the tourists.
Originally published on October 23rd, 2016
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