12 Photos That Show How Different Wyoming Looked 100 Years Ago

Wyoming has gone through a major transformation over the last 100 years or so. Native American tribes originally settled in the area and then white explorers eventually inhabited their territory. This led to westward expansion and a short-lived gold boom. Then with the arrival of the Union Pacific Railroad, towns were established and the population grew. Here are 12 photos with a little bit of their history that show how different Wyoming looked over 100 years ago.

For more photos of Wyoming, check out these 18 Rare Photos Taken In Wyoming During The Great Depression.