Vintage Snapshots: Landscapes Across America In The 1970s

This type of gallery is among my favorites, featuring landscapes across the US with a bit of car content. And as with many of these, I try to keep the scenery varied; from lakes to beaches and deserts. Talking about the latter, we open with an image from the Arches National Park in Utah, dating from 1972.

The images are once again from the National Archives and are part of the Documerica project. They’ve been slightly color-corrected for this post.

13-Mile Woods, New Hampshire, 1973.

West Virginia Turnpike North of Beckley, 1974.

Arches National Park, Utah, 1972.

Glen Highway toward Mount Drum, Alaska, 1974.

Near Page, Arizona, circa 1972.

Canyonlands National Park, Utah, 1972.

Vaca Keys, Florida, circa 1975.


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