Check out side-by-side photos comparing historic Calgary to the modern day city

May 29 2019, 9:51 pm

One Calgary resident took to spots around Calgary to recreate historic photos taken at the same locations many years prior.

The photos were posted to the Calgary subreddit r/Calgary by Reddit user u/Riamu115 as a comparison of Calgary between the 1900s and 2019.

Check out the incredible photos below:

First Street

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This comparison image is of First Street looking North, with the source image from the early 1900s.

Downtown Calgary

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This comparison image is a look at how much downtown has grown, with the source photo from around the 1920s.

8th Avenue and 1st Street SW

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This comparison comes from around the 1950s.

8th Avenue SW

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This comparison photo comes from the 1950s.

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