MEXICO - USA

The same frontier, 80 years later

These photos were both taken at the border between Mexico and the US. The first dates back to 1925 - and there's already traffic - the second, 2006. Read more...

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These photos were both taken at the border between Mexico and the US. The first dates back to 1925 - and there's already traffic - the second, 2006.

More than 17 million vehicles cross the border each year.

The border crossing seen from Google Earth

And in 2006…

Photo: "Busy Parents" on Flickr.

Photo: "kjdrill" on Flickr.

The frontier, south of San Diego, in 1925

Photo: The Journal of San Diego History.