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16 Rare Photos From New Mexico That Will Take You Straight To The Past

New Mexico is a state that’s steeped in history but it’s still hard to imagine how places have changed over time and what life used to be like in the Land of Enchantment. These 16 rare images show what New Mexico’s urban and rural areas once looked like and make it easier to imagine days gone by.

Do these pictures help the past to come to life for you?

If you’re interested in our state’s past, check out these historic New Mexico towns and historical landmarks.

Juliet White
Staff writer for Only In Your State and freelance writer. Juliet can be reached on Twitter @JulietWrites.