Here Are The Oldest Photos Ever Taken In Colorado And They’re Incredible

On August 1, 1876 — just over 100 years since its founding — the United States once again grew, thanks to the admission of Colorado (which is aptly nicknamed the Centennial State). While it is hard to imagine what this new state looked like during its debut years, we can get somewhat of an idea thanks to these old photos of Colorado shared by YouTube user oldstuff4all:

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

For even more vintage Colorado, click on This Is What Life In Colorado Looked Like In 1941. WOW.