By OnMilwaukee Staff Writers   Published Apr 24, 2012 at 11:41 AM

For the first time ever, the Harley-Davidson Museum is making its extensive photographic archives available for purchase online at

The museum's archives are home to over 500 historic photographs – many of them never seen before outside the Harley-Davidson company.

Images include shots of classic motorcycles like the 1927 Model S Peashooter or the 1995 Electra Glide Ultra Classic. There are also candids of legendary figures like racer Ray Weishaar, company founders William Davidson and William S. Harley and actors Barbara Stanwyk and Robert Taylor on Harley-Davidson bikes. 

Vintage advertising campaigns are also available, as well as action shots from historic races. Many of the photographs date back to 1903. Customers can choose from several different types of media, including archival paper, stretched canvas, wooden signs and more.

The site will be updated regularly so new images will be available to buyers.