The Internet Archive’s Wayback Machine is one of those cool internet tools that seem to pop up only once in a while and make you go “why haven’t I used that site in the past — months/years?!” I recently had a quick Twitter exchange with @slopefillers and @mehwolfy in which we compared a few ski resort websites from the Archive. After that I had to sneak a peek back to what the resort website looked like when I started managing the web properties back in 2003 – there are a couple of broken images and it’s a really slow load, but it’s all here:

And then, I looked back at the first site archived for PCMR:

I love the links at the bottom to update your browser – particularly the one to update to IE 3 – ah, how time flies.