It's no small understatement to say that things were quite different in Casper over 100 years ago. You can see that yourself in this throwback photo of what Center Street in Casper looked like back in 1912.

I discovered this rare photo in the Library of Congress. Here's the complete version of what they shared.

(ca. 1912) Center Street, Casper, Wyoming. , ca. 1912. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress[/caption]I was unable to pinpoint exactly where this photo is located on Center Street, but here's that approximate area now.

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(ca. 1912) Center Street, Casper, Wyoming. , ca. 1912. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2006681196/.

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