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I can't actually find it documented anywhere, but I uploaded an image and played with the "More Sizes" list: Original http://i.stack.imgur.com/YdJZt.jpg I haven't included the image inline, because StackExchange would automatically scale it down. To view the original at its full size, click the link. Large thumbnail http://i.stack.imgur.com/YdJZtl.jpg ...
There are 6 total thumbnails that an image can be resized to. Each one is accessable by appending a single character suffix to the end of the image ID, and before the file extension. For example, the image located at http://i.imgur.com/12345.jpg has the Medium Thumbnail located at http://i.imgur.com/12345m.jpg The thumbnails are: s = Small Square ...
You can use browsershots.org and choose a reasonable modern browser (this will include the browser window though). It even has an XML-RPC API.
I went with bluga.net's WebThumbs service as it has the best support for the latest CSS3 modules that we're using, and a really easy to use but thorough API. The only thing significant that was missing was support for web fonts, which the author is already working on.
Check out Remove Image Search Zoom Extension. Full Disclosure: I wrote this after reading your post.
Try the Internet Archive Wayback Machine which has archived over 150 billion web pages from 1996 to a few months ago. Most sites if not all on the sites on the Web are archived at intervals.
I always use GrabzIt for this, they provide a great service, with API's for five different languages that allow you to easily integrate it into your web app. Its also free easy to use and fast.
If you want something to use via an API, then Kwiboo offer a web-snapshot service that does this.
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