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The infamous Wild West period of the United States began after the Civil War ended in 1865 and continued on until the Henry Ford's Model T arrived in that part of the country in 1909. Some say technology is what finally tamed rowdy towns like Dodge City, Kansas, Tombstone, Arizona (shootout at the OK Corral) and Deadwood, South Dakota, etc.

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Nuts that this video is showing people as they were 120 years ago. Closest we'll ever get to a time machine.
 

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Even older. Also always a laugh looking back and what people said the future would be:

 
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The tech to upscale these old videos to 4k, 60 FPS, adding colour and sound to them really do bring them to life is pretty incredible. Peter Jackson did this for They shall not grow old WW1 film.

the use of AI and deep fake to bring Elizabeth 1 and Henry VIII, Ann Boleyn to life:


 

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Only voice recording of Queen Victoria? Very bad quality. Can only make out “I have never forgotten.”
 

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