These 9 Photos of Wyoming In The 1960s Are Mesmerizing
Looking through historic photos of Wyoming is so much fun! Take a peek at these images from the 1960s and check out what has changed and what has stayed the same right here in the Cowboy State.
Wyoming is a state that prides itself on its old fashioned lifestyle, but it's hard to see just how much has changed unless you take a glimpse back in time.
Towns like Lander have very much stayed the same. In fact, this view is pretty close to what you would see today!
Over the years, a whole lot has changed the landscape of the Cowboy State. Do you recognize this picture of the Cheyenne Opera House? This landmark building was first opened in 1882, but by the 1960s, it had been converted into apartments. It was torn down in 1961.
Do you remember your family dog getting out, and having to go pick him up at the dog pound? Life was so different back then!
In the 1960s, Jackson was just coming into its own as a ski town and a traveler's paradise. It's changed so much over the past 60 years.
One thing that's stayed the same over the decades? The Wyoming State Fair! The fair is held every year in Douglas and really shows off our Cowboy State pride.
Casper has always been a busy city, and in the 1960s, it was a center for commerce and shopping.
Laramie, the quintessential college town, has grown over the years, too. Somehow, it's still maintained the small town feel.
No glimpse back at Wyoming's past would be complete without a view of Thermopolis! This town is all about hot springs and dinosaurs, making it a favorite of nearly anyone who has ever visited.
These historic photos of Wyoming are so fun to flip through! Do you have a family album of pictures from the past? Dig it out and pour over the pictures next time the Wyoming weather keeps you indoors.
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