Panoramic view of Moscow, Idaho (1883)Latah County Historical Society
The city of Moscow, Idaho was being built mostly with the plentiful wood resources in what would become Latah County.
By 1900 Moscow began to be built with brick, especially in the downtown core.
View of Moscow, Idaho from the south (1910/1920)Latah County Historical Society
By 1910 Moscow had dirt roads with deep ruts from early automobile travel.
Moscow from [Latah County] Court House (1930/1940)Latah County Historical Society
In ten short years Moscow began to bloom into a modern city complete with paved roads, a water towers and well-built infrastructure.
View of downtown Moscow, Idaho from the courthouse (1930/1935) by Hodgins FotoLatah County Historical Society
Moscow from Idaho campus (1940/1950)Latah County Historical Society
Moscow as it looked during the second World War from the University of Idaho campus, taken near the Administration building on the campus green.
Aer view Moscow, Idaho (1943-04-19) by Charles DimondLatah County Historical Society
Like many western towns the railroad was the center of commerce in Moscow. In this photograph, taken in 1943, notice the warehouses, silos and importance of the railroads.
Aerial view of Moscow, Idaho in color (1960/1969)Latah County Historical Society
Moscow, Idaho as it looked in color in the 1960s. Moscow Mountain can be seen as the backdrop behind the sprawling city.
The Growth of Moscow, Idaho was developed by the Latah County Historical Society.
Zachary Wnek, Museum Curator, Latah County Historical Society, developed this exhibition for the Google Cultural Institute.