Do you want to know what the biggest cities in the world looked like during their vintage years? Then you should check out SepiaTown. This Google Maps mashup hosts a comprehensive historical image collection of cities and landmarks.
To start using SepiaTown, just enter a city in the search bar or choose from the featured spots on the homepage. You can find old photos within Google Maps – just click the photo on the map to see a preview of the picture or click enlarge to zoom to full size. The app also allows you to see the latest geo-tagged uploads as well as news and highlights that provide a backstory to some of the photos in the gallery.
SepiaTown is an interesting app for people who want to reminisce about the old times. It is also a cool educational tool to show students what cities and landmarks looked like since the invention of photography.
- View latest uploads.
- Read a backstory of sepia photos through the blog.
- Google Maps mashups of old sepia-toned photos.
- Find pictures using the search function.
- Click on features spots.
- Free; no-sign up required.
Check out SepiaTown @ www.sepiatown.com