Just how different does the country look today than it did 141 years ago? Nathan Yau over at Flowing Data has recreated the original 1874 version of the U.S. Atlas of census information using modern data. It includes everything from maps of the road system to charts of where all the country’s money comes from.


Image: Roads in the United States today, as based off of the 1874 version of the Statistical Atlas of the United States, Nathan Yau / Flowing Data.

Share This Story

Get our newsletter