This photo looks northwest at the corner of Farmington and State Street, 1975 versus now.
Historic photo from the Farmington Community Library Heritage Room. Contemporary photo by Maria Taylor.
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Maria, I’m wondering if the photo is really from 1975; it looks much older. The car is clearly from the 1950s, and the wood frame building in back has a “Larro Feeds” sign, which is a company that (I believe) was long out of business in this area by the ’70s. Any thoughts?