This Rare Footage In The 1950s Shows Indiana Like You’ve Never Seen Before

The 1950s were a pretty neat decade for Indiana, and if you weren’t around to see what the state was like back then, you’re sorely missing out! Luckily, we found some rare footage of Gary, Indiana in the 1950s that shows the city like you’ve never seen it before. Gary used to thrive due to the huge steel industry that boomed within the city, and this rare footage shows some really awesome parts of the city in the 1950s.

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What did you think of this amazing, rare footage of Gary? Were you in awe to see such an awesome documentation of the Hoosier state? Let us know what you thought of this video and share your own stories of Indiana in the 1950s with us!