PHOTOS: Tysons Corner through the years

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WASHINGTON — How far has Tysons Corner come? There has been a big shift over the past century in the area of Fairfax County where peach groves and corner markets are now glass and steel buildings and residential developments.

Take a look back in time at some images of the Tysons area over the years.

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In 1930, Myers Gas Station was at the intersection of Leesburg Pike and Dolley Madison Boulevard. (Courtesy Tysons Partnership)\n”},{“type”:”photo”,”media”:”

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A view of Myers Market from Leesburg Pike in 1930. (Courtesy Tysons Partnership)\n”},{“type”:”photo”,”media”:”

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Frank and Charlie Myers inside Myers Market in 1930. (Courtesy Tysons Partnership)\n”},{“type”:”photo”,”media”:”

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The Washington & Old Dominion Railway seen in 1941 at the western and eastern boundary of Tysons. (Courtesy Tysons Partnership)\n”},{“type”:”ad”,”media”:”

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Dolley Madison Boulevard from Tysons toward Evans Farm in 1950. (Courtesy Tysons Partnership)\n”},{“type”:”photo”,”media”:”

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This image from 1955 shows Tysons Locker Plant Meat Bus on Leesburg Pike near present-day Tysons Galleria.\u00a0(Courtesy Tysons Partnership)\n”},{“type”:”photo”,”media”:”

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Maplewood Mansion in 1956. The mansion, which was built in 1873, is now the location of the Capitol One headquarters. (Courtesy Tysons Partnership)\n”},{“type”:”photo”,”media”:”

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The Myers Market in 1957 located at Tysons Crossroads. (Courtesy Tysons Partnership)\n”},{“type”:”ad”,”media”:”

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Taken in 1960, this photo shows the construction of the Dulles Access Road north of Ashgrove Plantation in West Tysons. (Courtesy Tysons Partnership)\n”},{“type”:”photo”,”media”:”

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The original Tysons Corner Master Plan in 1961. The design predates Tysons Corner Center. (Courtesy Tysons Partnership)\n”},{“type”:”photo”,”media”:”

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Tysons Locker Plant in 1962. It’s Leesburg Pike location is near present-day Tysons Galleria. (Courtesy Tysons Partnership)\n”},{“type”:”photo”,”media”:”

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Snowy Leesburg Pike, seen in 1962, headed from west Tysons toward Colvin Run. (Courtesy Tysons Partnership)\n”},{“type”:”ad”,”media”:”

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East Tysons\/McLean in 1968. The photo shows the area near Old Dominion Drive and Chain Bridge Road. (Courtesy Tysons Partnership)\n”},{“type”:”photo”,”media”:”

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A view of Tysons Corner Center’s main entrance at Woodward Lothrop when it opened in 1968. (Courtesy Tysons Partnership)\n”},{“type”:”photo”,”media”:”

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Development at Tysons Corner Center around the mall property in 1969. (Courtesy Tysons Partnership)\n”},{“type”:”photo”,”media”:”

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Tysons dirt bike track on Leesburg Pike near Pike 7 Plaza in 1972. (Courtesy Tysons Partnership)\n”},{“type”:”ad”,”media”:”

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The Tysons Corner Center as seen from above in 1972 from the current-day Towers Crescent. (Courtesy Tysons Partnership)\n”},{“type”:”photo”,”media”:”

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Evans Farm Inn in 1973, which is in east Tysons\/McLean along Chain Bridge Road. (Courtesy Tysons Partnership)\n”},{“type”:”photo”,”media”:”

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Leesburg Pike and Dolley Madison Boulevard \u2014 the interchange road project in the hear of Tysons \u2014 in 1974. (Courtesy Tysons Partnership)\n”},{“type”:”photo”,”media”:”

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Office construction grows along International Drive in 1980. (Courtesy Tysons Partnership)\n”},{“type”:”ad”,”media”:”

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The completion of Tysons Galleria on a snowy winter morning in 1988. (Courtesy Tysons Partnership)\n”},{“type”:”photo”,”media”:”

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An aerial view of Tysons Corner in 1989. (Courtesy Tysons Partnership)\n”},{“type”:”photo”,”media”:”

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Interior of Tysons Galleria in 1990 before a 1997 renovation. (Courtesy Tysons Partnership)\n”},{“type”:”photo”,”media”:”

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Towers Crescent in 1994. The office space built in 1986 immediately became a landmark for Tysons Corner. (Courtesy Tysons Partnership)\n”},{“type”:”ad”,”media”:”

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