Are you in the mood to take a virtual trip through time? While we might not have the technology to actually transport ourselves to another era, vintage photographs offer the unique opportunity to imagine what life was like here in Detroit during years past. When you’re eager to catch a glimpse of the Motor City during previous generations, check out these fascinating shots.

Which of these unique photos is your favorite? Do you have any family remnants of earlier decades here in the Motor City? We would love to see your own pictures or hear about your Detroit memories in the Facebook comments below. To recommend a must-visit locale in or near the city, be sure to fill out our nomination form here.

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