What Ohio’s Major Cities Looked Like In 1900 May Shock You. Columbus Especially.

Ohio’s major cities didn’t always look like they do now.  It’s hard to imagine what the streets of The Three C’s looked like before several skyscrapers towered over them and automobiles were common. The following vintage photos showcase what many of today’s most populated cities in Ohio looked like in the early 1900s—and the comparison is really neat to see.

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