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This Is What Ohio Looked Like 100 Years Ago…It May Surprise You

Ohio has come a long way since the early 1900s—and its told an interesting story along the way. What were once thriving canal-ways and railroads are now isolated, overlooked canal locks and rusted, hidden railways. The following photos showcase various places in Ohio from 100+ years ago. Observe what’s changed in your hometown and/or current residence.

How has Ohio changed over the last 100 years? Do you have any vintage photos of Ohio? Share them with us in the comments below!

April Dray
Ohio staff writer for Only in Your State, freelance journalist and blogger. Written word is my zeal. I love my cat and she tolerates me.