You’ve got to see these AMAZING vintage photos of Dayton

A pair of elephants take a bath in a canal, magician Harry Houdini hangs from his ankles and police officers strike a pose in front of a vintage armored car.

>> SEE PHOTOS of 11 fantastic vintage photographs of the community.

Historic photographs are a window into Dayton’s fascinating and sometimes colorful past. 

A story detailing the individual slices of life found within one vintage photograph prompted a look at some favorite historic images of Dayton.