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15 Photos That Show What Decades of Time Are Capable Of

If you had a twin and he went to space, he would most definitely return a bit younger than you. The march of time changes a lot. However, there is something that preserves an underlying essence that remains untouched by time.

We at Bright Side want to present to you marvelous pictures of the same places a couple of centuries apart. What changed, and what remained the same?

1. A view of the mountain pass called Crawford Notch (1839 painting vs 2019 picture)

15 Photos That Show What Decades of Time Are Capable Of

© Andrew W. Mellon Fund / Wikipedia Commons, © CC0 1.0, © Ken Gallager / Wikipedia Commons, © CC BY-SA 4.0.

2. A french Gower telephone of 1912 vs A modern mobile phone

15 Photos That Show What Decades of Time Are Capable Of

© Rama / Wikimedia Commons, © CC BY-SA 2.0 FR, © Depositphotos.com

3. “My family farm circa 1900/2000. It was in our family for 125 years.”

15 Photos That Show What Decades of Time Are Capable Of

© pappard57 / Reddit

4. Las Vegas in 1895 and now

15 Photos That Show What Decades of Time Are Capable Of

© Wikimedia Commons, © Public domain, © luckyphotographer / Depositphotos.com

5. Rio de Janeiro in 1840 and now

15 Photos That Show What Decades of Time Are Capable Of

© Wikipedia Commons, © CC BY-SA 4.0, © Depositphotos.com

6. “In 2005, some friends and I found the road to Jabba’s Palace off Twenty Mule Team Canyon in Death Valley, CA.”

15 Photos That Show What Decades of Time Are Capable Of

© Star Wars: The Return of the Jedi / Disney, © hitokirivader / Reddit

7. ENIAC the first electronic Turing-complete device vs A modern-day computer

15 Photos That Show What Decades of Time Are Capable Of

© U.S. Army Photo / Wikimedia Commons, © Public domain, © Depositphotos.com

8. “My house about 100 years ago and yesterday”

15 Photos That Show What Decades of Time Are Capable Of

© myliedaff / Reddit

9. “I saw the model of ancient Rome and just had to post this with the google image of Rome today.”

15 Photos That Show What Decades of Time Are Capable Of

© DutyOfficer / Reddit

10. View of Sydney, Australia 1794-1796 and now

15 Photos That Show What Decades of Time Are Capable Of

© Thomas Watling / Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales / Wikipedia Commons, © Public domain, © RuthBlack / Depositphotos.com

11. “My great-grandmother painted this around 1930. Photo from 2018.”

15 Photos That Show What Decades of Time Are Capable Of

© 4141 / Reddit

12. Ford-T from 1910 and a modern car

15 Photos That Show What Decades of Time Are Capable Of

© Harry Shipler / Wikipedia Commons, © Public domain, © ldionisio / Depositphotos.com

13. Abraham Lincoln’s home

15 Photos That Show What Decades of Time Are Capable Of

© F.W. Ingmire / Wikipedia Commons, © Public domain, © Daniel Schwen / Wikipedia Commons, © CC BY-SA 4.0

14. Al Fahidi Fort in Dubai: 1959 and 2018

15 Photos That Show What Decades of Time Are Capable Of

© Noor Ali / Wikipedia Commons, © Copyright Law/Federal law No. 7 of 2002, © A.Savin / Wikipedia Commons, © Free Art License

15. “New York Harbor: Top photo by my great-grandfather in 1937, bottom photo by me in 2019”

15 Photos That Show What Decades of Time Are Capable Of

© Weasley9 / Reddit

Do you know of any locations that have survived for centuries? Please share them with us in the comments.

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