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Antique Postcard Images Reveal Projected Visions of the US a Century Later

Massachusetts. Copley Square, Boston
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A captivating assortment of odd yet fascinating postcards from Steven R. Shook offers visions conceived in the 1900s, hypothesizing how the cities, towns, and hamlets across the US might evolve over the next 100 years.

h/t: vintag.es

While the majority of these forecasts appear entirely unfeasible in today’s context, some of the ideas share uncanny similarities with the lifestyles we have presently.

Massachusetts. Orange
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Massachusetts. Central Square, Stoneham
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Massachusetts. Pittsfield
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Massachusetts. Revere Beach
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Massachusetts. The Square in Greenfield
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New Hampshire. Centerville
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New Hampshire. Lake Winnipesaukee, Laconia
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New Hampshire. Manchester
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New Hampshire. Raymond
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New Hampshire. Union
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Vermont. White River Junction
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