10 Flashback Photos of Fort Collins in the Past
10 Flashback Photos of Fort Collins in the Past: From the existing buildings we recognize, like the Northern Hotel and the original post office (though neither is a hotel nor post office anymore, respectively), to the things that are long gone, like a N. College Avenue roundabout and trolley cars (Can we bring back?). Underwater ghost town included, here's a blast from Fort Collins' past, from a downtown neighborhood so charming, even Disneyland took note.
Linden Street and Mountain Avenue, 1890s:
College Avenue and Laporte Avenue, 1900s:
College Avenue and Mountain Avenue, 1937:
Mountain Avenue and Linden Street, 1950:
College Avenue, 1928:
Northern Hotel, 1932:
Old Fort Collins Post Office, 1913:
College Avenue, 1970s:
Downtown Fort Collins, 2020, during the COVID-19 shutdown:
Downtown Fort Collins, 1950:
Bonus: Stout, 1880s (Scroll to see it now.)
Now: Horsetooth Reservoir
Fort Collins' neighboring ghost town of Stout is now underwater, but there's still a sign that reads 'Population: 47 1/2.'