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

There’s so much more to Austin than meets the eye. Peering through antique photographs will whisk you back in time and show you a glimpse of what this vibrant city looked like in its early days. Austin, Texas shimmers with fascinating history, and here are the pictures to prove it. These are the oldest photos ever taken in Austin, and they’re absolutely incredible.

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Yearning for some sweet nostalgia? Check out these nine things you can’t do in Austin anymore, but wish you could. For even more old photos, visit The Harry Ransom Center, home to the first photograph ever taken.