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USA: A fascinating bird's eye view of the city of Seattle, Puget Sound in 1878. The town has just installed its very first telephone. FASCINATING antique maps show how cities and towns across the USA looked as the country was finding its feet as a global superpower. Incredible maps and drawings, many of which are over 120 years old, show a burgeoning New York City in 1875, Seattle surrounded by virgin forest in 1878, and a stunning photochrom of Philadelphia in 1876. Following the conclusion of the American Civil War in 1865, the United States embarked upon a path which would eventually see it sit on top as the most powerful nation on Earth. A little over 50 years after US President Abraham Lincoln delivered his famous address in Gettysburg, the United States was a critical player in ending the Great War and building the League Of Nations, the first supranational body of its type. Mediadrumimages/PublicDomain
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USA: Bird's eye view of the city of Des Moines, the capital of Iowa in 1868. The industrial revolution had mechanised many of the farming jobs that were found in the mid west. FASCINATING antique maps show how cities and towns across the USA looked as the country was finding its feet as a global superpower. Incredible maps and drawings, many of which are over 120 years old, show a burgeoning New York City in 1875, Seattle surrounded by virgin forest in 1878, and a stunning photochrom of Philadelphia in 1876. Following the conclusion of the American Civil War in 1865, the United States embarked upon a path which would eventually see it sit on top as the most powerful nation on Earth. A little over 50 years after US President Abraham Lincoln delivered his famous address in Gettysburg, the United States was a critical player in ending the Great War and building the League Of Nations, the first supranational body of its type. Mediadrumimages/PublicDomain
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USA: Milwaukee in 1872. It was a manufacturing hub of the evolving United States. FASCINATING antique maps show how cities and towns across the USA looked as the country was finding its feet as a global superpower. Incredible maps and drawings, many of which are over 120 years old, show a burgeoning New York City in 1875, Seattle surrounded by virgin forest in 1878, and a stunning photochrom of Philadelphia in 1876. Following the conclusion of the American Civil War in 1865, the United States embarked upon a path which would eventually see it sit on top as the most powerful nation on Earth. A little over 50 years after US President Abraham Lincoln delivered his famous address in Gettysburg, the United States was a critical player in ending the Great War and building the League Of Nations, the first supranational body of its type. Mediadrumimages/PublicDomain
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USA: View of the city of Tallahassee. State capital of Florida, county seat of Leon county 1885. Polticians in the United States were begin to look outwards rather than inwards by the end of the 19th Century. FASCINATING antique maps show how cities and towns across the USA looked as the country was finding its feet as a global superpower. Incredible maps and drawings, many of which are over 120 years old, show a burgeoning New York City in 1875, Seattle surrounded by virgin forest in 1878, and a stunning photochrom of Philadelphia in 1876. Following the conclusion of the American Civil War in 1865, the United States embarked upon a path which would eventually see it sit on top as the most powerful nation on Earth. A little over 50 years after US President Abraham Lincoln delivered his famous address in Gettysburg, the United States was a critical player in ending the Great War and building the League Of Nations, the first supranational body of its type. Mediadrumimages/PublicDomain
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USA: Bird's eye view of the city of Frankfort, the capital of Kentucky 1871. FASCINATING antique maps show how cities and towns across the USA looked as the country was finding its feet as a global superpower. Incredible maps and drawings, many of which are over 120 years old, show a burgeoning New York City in 1875, Seattle surrounded by virgin forest in 1878, and a stunning photochrom of Philadelphia in 1876. Following the conclusion of the American Civil War in 1865, the United States embarked upon a path which would eventually see it sit on top as the most powerful nation on Earth. A little over 50 years after US President Abraham Lincoln delivered his famous address in Gettysburg, the United States was a critical player in ending the Great War and building the League Of Nations, the first supranational body of its type. Mediadrumimages/PublicDomain
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USA: An extraordinary view of the city of Memphis, Tennessee 1870. The city rapidly developed as a major trading center for cotton cultivated at the region's large plantations and dependent on the work of enslaved African Americans. FASCINATING antique maps show how cities and towns across the USA looked as the country was finding its feet as a global superpower. Incredible maps and drawings, many of which are over 120 years old, show a burgeoning New York City in 1875, Seattle surrounded by virgin forest in 1878, and a stunning photochrom of Philadelphia in 1876. Following the conclusion of the American Civil War in 1865, the United States embarked upon a path which would eventually see it sit on top as the most powerful nation on Earth. A little over 50 years after US President Abraham Lincoln delivered his famous address in Gettysburg, the United States was a critical player in ending the Great War and building the League Of Nations, the first supranational body of its type. Mediadrumimages/PublicDomain
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USA: Elevated view of Saint Louis, Missouri as seen from above the Mississippi River in 1873. The Budweiser beer factory would open in three year's time. FASCINATING antique maps show how cities and towns across the USA looked as the country was finding its feet as a global superpower. Incredible maps and drawings, many of which are over 120 years old, show a burgeoning New York City in 1875, Seattle surrounded by virgin forest in 1878, and a stunning photochrom of Philadelphia in 1876. Following the conclusion of the American Civil War in 1865, the United States embarked upon a path which would eventually see it sit on top as the most powerful nation on Earth. A little over 50 years after US President Abraham Lincoln delivered his famous address in Gettysburg, the United States was a critical player in ending the Great War and building the League Of Nations, the first supranational body of its type. Mediadrumimages/PublicDomain
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USA: San Francisco in 1856. The fledling town has a population of only 30,000. Nowadays the city's population is much closer to 1 million. FASCINATING antique maps show how cities and towns across the USA looked as the country was finding its feet as a global superpower. Incredible maps and drawings, many of which are over 120 years old, show a burgeoning New York City in 1875, Seattle surrounded by virgin forest in 1878, and a stunning photochrom of Philadelphia in 1876. Following the conclusion of the American Civil War in 1865, the United States embarked upon a path which would eventually see it sit on top as the most powerful nation on Earth. A little over 50 years after US President Abraham Lincoln delivered his famous address in Gettysburg, the United States was a critical player in ending the Great War and building the League Of Nations, the first supranational body of its type. Mediadrumimages/PublicDomain
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USA: Los Angeles in 1909. The film industry is starting to get underway. FASCINATING antique maps show how cities and towns across the USA looked as the country was finding its feet as a global superpower. Incredible maps and drawings, many of which are over 120 years old, show a burgeoning New York City in 1875, Seattle surrounded by virgin forest in 1878, and a stunning photochrom of Philadelphia in 1876. Following the conclusion of the American Civil War in 1865, the United States embarked upon a path which would eventually see it sit on top as the most powerful nation on Earth. A little over 50 years after US President Abraham Lincoln delivered his famous address in Gettysburg, the United States was a critical player in ending the Great War and building the League Of Nations, the first supranational body of its type. Mediadrumimages/PublicDomain
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USA: New York and Brooklyn in 1875. New York State supplied nealry 20% of the Unions soldiers during the American Civil War. FASCINATING antique maps show how cities and towns across the USA looked as the country was finding its feet as a global superpower. Incredible maps and drawings, many of which are over 120 years old, show a burgeoning New York City in 1875, Seattle surrounded by virgin forest in 1878, and a stunning photochrom of Philadelphia in 1876. Following the conclusion of the American Civil War in 1865, the United States embarked upon a path which would eventually see it sit on top as the most powerful nation on Earth. A little over 50 years after US President Abraham Lincoln delivered his famous address in Gettysburg, the United States was a critical player in ending the Great War and building the League Of Nations, the first supranational body of its type. Mediadrumimages/PublicDomain
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USA: Denver, Colorado in 1887. The Stockyards and Central Business College has just been established.FASCINATING antique maps show how cities and towns across the USA looked as the country was finding its feet as a global superpower. Incredible maps and drawings, many of which are over 120 years old, show a burgeoning New York City in 1875, Seattle surrounded by virgin forest in 1878, and a stunning photochrom of Philadelphia in 1876. Following the conclusion of the American Civil War in 1865, the United States embarked upon a path which would eventually see it sit on top as the most powerful nation on Earth. A little over 50 years after US President Abraham Lincoln delivered his famous address in Gettysburg, the United States was a critical player in ending the Great War and building the League Of Nations, the first supranational body of its type. Mediadrumimages/PublicDomain
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USA: The city of Boston in 1873. Already 200 years old, the settlement is well established. A huge fire has taken place one year earlier. FASCINATING antique maps show how cities and towns across the USA looked as the country was finding its feet as a global superpower. Incredible maps and drawings, many of which are over 120 years old, show a burgeoning New York City in 1875, Seattle surrounded by virgin forest in 1878, and a stunning photochrom of Philadelphia in 1876. Following the conclusion of the American Civil War in 1865, the United States embarked upon a path which would eventually see it sit on top as the most powerful nation on Earth. A little over 50 years after US President Abraham Lincoln delivered his famous address in Gettysburg, the United States was a critical player in ending the Great War and building the League Of Nations, the first supranational body of its type. Mediadrumimages/PublicDomain
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USA: Washinton DC in 1921. The USA was vital to to establishment of the recently set up League of Nations. FASCINATING antique maps show how cities and towns across the USA looked as the country was finding its feet as a global superpower. Incredible maps and drawings, many of which are over 120 years old, show a burgeoning New York City in 1875, Seattle surrounded by virgin forest in 1878, and a stunning photochrom of Philadelphia in 1876. Following the conclusion of the American Civil War in 1865, the United States embarked upon a path which would eventually see it sit on top as the most powerful nation on Earth. A little over 50 years after US President Abraham Lincoln delivered his famous address in Gettysburg, the United States was a critical player in ending the Great War and building the League Of Nations, the first supranational body of its type. Mediadrumimages/PublicDomain
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USA: A chromatic view of Philedelphia in 1876. A photochrom is made by someone 'colouring in' a photographic negative. FASCINATING antique maps show how cities and towns across the USA looked as the country was finding its feet as a global superpower. Incredible maps and drawings, many of which are over 120 years old, show a burgeoning New York City in 1875, Seattle surrounded by virgin forest in 1878, and a stunning photochrom of Philadelphia in 1876. Following the conclusion of the American Civil War in 1865, the United States embarked upon a path which would eventually see it sit on top as the most powerful nation on Earth. A little over 50 years after US President Abraham Lincoln delivered his famous address in Gettysburg, the United States was a critical player in ending the Great War and building the League Of Nations, the first supranational body of its type. Mediadrumimages/PublicDomain
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USA: Minneapolis, Minnesota. in 1885. Minneapolis had merged with neighbouring Saint Anthony in 1872. Until then, they had been two separate conurbations split by a series of rapids and waterfalls. FASCINATING antique maps show how cities and towns across the USA looked as the country was finding its feet as a global superpower. Incredible maps and drawings, many of which are over 120 years old, show a burgeoning New York City in 1875, Seattle surrounded by virgin forest in 1878, and a stunning photochrom of Philadelphia in 1876. Following the conclusion of the American Civil War in 1865, the United States embarked upon a path which would eventually see it sit on top as the most powerful nation on Earth. A little over 50 years after US President Abraham Lincoln delivered his famous address in Gettysburg, the United States was a critical player in ending the Great War and building the League Of Nations, the first supranational body of its type. Mediadrumimages/PublicDomain
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USA: The city of Chicago in 1892. In 1900 the Chicago River was reversed in order to send pollution away from the lake, the City???s primary source of drinking water. FASCINATING antique maps show how cities and towns across the USA looked as the country was finding its feet as a global superpower. Incredible maps and drawings, many of which are over 120 years old, show a burgeoning New York City in 1875, Seattle surrounded by virgin forest in 1878, and a stunning photochrom of Philadelphia in 1876. Following the conclusion of the American Civil War in 1865, the United States embarked upon a path which would eventually see it sit on top as the most powerful nation on Earth. A little over 50 years after US President Abraham Lincoln delivered his famous address in Gettysburg, the United States was a critical player in ending the Great War and building the League Of Nations, the first supranational body of its type. Mediadrumimages/PublicDomain
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USA: Panoramic view, city of Cincinnati, in 1900. The world's first reinforced concrete skyscraper would be built in 1902 in Cincinnati. FASCINATING antique maps show how cities and towns across the USA looked as the country was finding its feet as a global superpower. Incredible maps and drawings, many of which are over 120 years old, show a burgeoning New York City in 1875, Seattle surrounded by virgin forest in 1878, and a stunning photochrom of Philadelphia in 1876. Following the conclusion of the American Civil War in 1865, the United States embarked upon a path which would eventually see it sit on top as the most powerful nation on Earth. A little over 50 years after US President Abraham Lincoln delivered his famous address in Gettysburg, the United States was a critical player in ending the Great War and building the League Of Nations, the first supranational body of its type. Mediadrumimages/PublicDomain
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USA: Houston, Texas in 1891. The oil boom would take place ten years later, drastically expanding the community. FASCINATING antique maps show how cities and towns across the USA looked as the country was finding its feet as a global superpower. Incredible maps and drawings, many of which are over 120 years old, show a burgeoning New York City in 1875, Seattle surrounded by virgin forest in 1878, and a stunning photochrom of Philadelphia in 1876. Following the conclusion of the American Civil War in 1865, the United States embarked upon a path which would eventually see it sit on top as the most powerful nation on Earth. A little over 50 years after US President Abraham Lincoln delivered his famous address in Gettysburg, the United States was a critical player in ending the Great War and building the League Of Nations, the first supranational body of its type. Mediadrumimages/PublicDomain
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USA: What Little Rock, the capitol of Arkansas, looked like in 1871. FASCINATING antique maps show how cities and towns across the USA looked as the country was finding its feet as a global superpower. Incredible maps and drawings, many of which are over 120 years old, show a burgeoning New York City in 1875, Seattle surrounded by virgin forest in 1878, and a stunning photochrom of Philadelphia in 1876. Following the conclusion of the American Civil War in 1865, the United States embarked upon a path which would eventually see it sit on top as the most powerful nation on Earth. A little over 50 years after US President Abraham Lincoln delivered his famous address in Gettysburg, the United States was a critical player in ending the Great War and building the League Of Nations, the first supranational body of its type. Mediadrumimages/PublicDomain
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USA: Birmingham, Alabama in 1885. The town had only been founded 15 years prior. FASCINATING antique maps show how cities and towns across the USA looked as the country was finding its feet as a global superpower. Incredible maps and drawings, many of which are over 120 years old, show a burgeoning New York City in 1875, Seattle surrounded by virgin forest in 1878, and a stunning photochrom of Philadelphia in 1876. Following the conclusion of the American Civil War in 1865, the United States embarked upon a path which would eventually see it sit on top as the most powerful nation on Earth. A little over 50 years after US President Abraham Lincoln delivered his famous address in Gettysburg, the United States was a critical player in ending the Great War and building the League Of Nations, the first supranational body of its type. Mediadrumimages/PublicDomain
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