New York January 19, 2018
11 Rare Photos From New York That Will Take You Straight To The Past
The times are always changing! So much in fact that we often forget just how different things are from what they once used to be. Delivering to you your regular dose of nostalgia, this list of vintage photos are guaranteed to take you on a trip back in time. Reminding you of the good old days, it’s time to see what has and hasn’t changed in the Empire State.
1. There may not be too many New Yorkers left that would remember the 1932 Winter Olympics, but a large group of us have fond memories from 1980 and the Miracle on Ice!
2. Captured back in 1980, Lake Placid's Main Street might look a little bit different today, but things are still just as charming.
3. The hairstyles and clothes may have changed since the 80's, but our favorite natural wonders still remain.
4. Riding in style in 1973, here you can see just a few of the 600,00 attendees on their way to the Watkins Glen Summer Jam music festival.
5. Now an abandoned piece of the city, Rochester's subway system operated until the mid 1950s.
6. A piece of baseball history that no longer stands, here you can see excited baseball fans lined up outside of the old Yankee Stadium in 1923.
7. One of New York's most memorable and
deadly storms, in 1977 Northern and Western regions of our state were completely pummeled with snow.
8. It's hard to imagine Lake George's Canada Street ever looking like this, but this is how the town looked back in 1910.
9. Full of excitement, pictured here are New Yorkers making their way to the 1965 New York World;s Fair.
10. Captured here the year before in 1964, today you can still find pieces of the New York World's Fair in the Big Apple.
11. A piece of history not everyone will recognize, how many people remember the public bath house at Durand Eastman?
If you have your own vintage photos from around our state,
be sure to share them with us in the comments! To continue diving into history, take a look at these 11 Rare Photos From Buffalo That Will Take You Straight To The Past!