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Chicago Club: 1906
Circa 1906. "The Chicago Club, Chicago."A number of spectral pedestrians here. 8x10 inch dry plate glass ... View full size. Built as the Art Institute of Chicago This handsome Richardsonian Romanesque building at the southwest ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/07/2012 - 12:26pm -

Chicago Club: 1906

Chicago Commuters: 1941
July 1941. "Chicago, Illinois. Commuters waiting for southbound trains." 35mm acetate ... enough to pass through a wedding ring. (The Gallery, Chicago, John Vachon, Railroads) ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/23/2020 - 1:06pm -

Chicago Commuters: 1941

Southside Easter: 1941
        Happy Easter from Chicago, and from Shorpy. April 1941. "Negro boys on Easter morning, Southside Chicago." Medium format acetate negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 04/12/2020 - 12:06pm -

Southside Easter: 1941

Chicago: 1905
Chicago circa 1905. "12th Street Bascule Bridge." Dinosaurs of the ... for this steamer. The permit for its travels between Chicago and Lockport was revoked for the drunken rowdiness of its passengers. From Proceedings of the Chicago Sanitary District Board of Trustees. June 4, 1902 PRESIDENT ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 11/05/2018 - 1:47pm -

Chicago: 1905

Chicago: 1915
Chicago circa 1915. "Van Buren Street Station. View north along Michigan ... Jackson Drive would become the very start of Route 66 from Chicago to Los Angeles! The next two buildings are today known as the Sante Fe Building and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. And of course the Art Institute overlooks the ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/30/2012 - 10:07pm -

Chicago: 1915

Chicago: 1956
"Chicago, November 1956." 35mm Kodachrome from the Kermy & Janet archive, ... a set of standard viewing locations for photographing Chicago railroading. This isn't one of them, and is thus valuable. It was probably shot from the train. Chicago experts should be able to fill in the details, and the exact location, ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 01/19/2013 - 9:20pm -

Chicago: 1956

Pabst Over Chicago: 1943
... Street freight depot of the Illinois Central Railroad, Chicago." 4x5 Kodachrome transparency by Jack Delano. View full size. ... behind the Pabst sign at the right edge of the sign is the Chicago Tribune building, and across from it (underneath the main part of the ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 05/07/2017 - 2:11pm -

Pabst Over Chicago: 1943

Chicago Bound: 1960
... sunny Saturday afternoon at the Lake Bluff stop of the Chicago, North Shore and Milwaukee interurban railroad. The North Shore was one ... train for a weekend of fun and relaxation in downtown Chicago. The attentive motorman is keeping an eye on the conductor for the ... 
 
Posted by prrvet - 03/28/2018 - 8:33pm -

Chicago Bound: 1960

Bumper to Bumper: 1941
July 1941. "Parking lot. Chicago, Illinois." This is what you call being in a tight spot! 35mm nitrate ... What happened? (The Gallery, Cars, Trucks, Buses, Chicago, John Vachon) ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/20/2020 - 1:03pm -

Bumper to Bumper: 1941

Two of a Kind: 1941
July 1941. Chicago. "Man seated on corner of Jefferson Street and Vernon Park Place." 35mm ... Sleuthing Great detective work! (The Gallery, Chicago, John Vachon) ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/22/2020 - 3:30pm -

Two of a Kind: 1941

Second City Service: 1941
July 1941. "Gas station. Chicago, Illinois." 35mm nitrate negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security ... the gold crowns. (The Gallery, Cars, Trucks, Buses, Chicago, Gas Stations, John Vachon) ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/20/2020 - 4:11pm -

Second City Service: 1941

Boston Market: 1909
... negative by Lewis Wickes Hine. View full size. CHICAGO DRESSED? what is CHICAGO DRESSED? building on right. Re: CHICAGO DRESSED Read the rest of ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 06/06/2016 - 4:51pm -

Boston Market: 1909

Chicago: 1901
Chicago circa 1901. "The lakefront from Illinois Central Station." Panorama of ... Lakeshore Delta If you Google-Maps "901 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60605" you can see that all the Lake Michigan waterfront ... but its steep sloping roof was lopped off long ago. Chicago: 1901 That statue of the soldier is General Logan, the Civil War ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/20/2012 - 3:36pm -

Chicago: 1901

Whiskey Wine Brandy Gin: 1939
... like it. Merely decorative? Whatever, I love it. "Chicago Service" What is it? Blimey! Whiskey, wine, brandy, ... was in business for a while after that job! Chicago Service Does the cafe feature surly waiters? Or is that called "New ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/14/2011 - 6:13pm -

Whiskey Wine Brandy Gin: 1939

The Big Sleepy: 1917
Chicago circa 1917. "Rest period, Elizabeth McCormick Open Air School No. 2, on ... dark-undercurrent tableau. (The Gallery, Bizarre, Chicago, Curiosities, Education, Kids, Medicine) ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/19/2020 - 7:24pm -

The Big Sleepy: 1917

Camp Grant: 1918
... prisoners of war. Some of the land is now part of the Chicago Rockford International Airport, and much of the rest of the land is a ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/21/2020 - 5:51pm -

Camp Grant: 1918

Chicago Rodeo: 1941
June 1941. "Trucks at Union Stockyards. Chicago, Illinois." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Farm ... I'm taken by the brickwork used as pavement. Chicago's fickle yet predictable weather could turn a dirt driveway into an ... It's a 3½-hour drive from Columbus Junction Iowa to the Chicago Stockyards. Who knows how many times Floyd E. Dean made the trip. ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 02/02/2020 - 3:35pm -

Chicago Rodeo: 1941

Second City: 1941
... 1941. "Old brownstone houses now occupied by Negroes in Chicago, Illinois." Medium format acetate negative by Russell Lee for the Farm ... Million-dollar homes Can't tell where exactly in Chicago this pic was taken, but if on the north side, and they still stand, ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/10/2020 - 3:53pm -

Second City: 1941

Eggerss-O'Flyng: 1938
... tell you exactly where this is, but going to guess it is a Chicago, St Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha RR yard, because the CStPM&O was a subsidiary of the Chicago & Northwester, and the shovel-nosed engine on the head of that ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/08/2020 - 10:15am -

Eggerss-O'Flyng: 1938

Open-Air School: 1917
... training class at the Franklin summer open-air school in Chicago." The open-air movement, which started in 1908 and ran through the ... powers of fresh air. Photograph by Burke & Atwell, Chicago. Elizabeth McCormick Memorial Fund. View full size. So are the ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/19/2020 - 7:04pm -

Open-Air School: 1917

Chicago: 1920s
... North Clark in the Rogers Park neighborhood of northeast Chicago (Thanks TD for figuring that out). View full size. Gasoline ... and then later in the country, this is the type of Chicago neighborhood that inspired Frank O. King when he created the ... View Larger Map Union Pacific (ex- Chicago & North Western) For true-blue Chicagoans, the three Union ... 
 
Posted by globalpillage - 09/14/2011 - 6:23pm -

Chicago: 1920s

The Herd: 1941
July 1941. "Union Stockyards, Chicago. Employees' parking lot in the foreground." Medium format acetate ... the Farm Security Administration. View full size. Chicago's El Trains Moooved the Workers At its peak, the Chicago Stockyards employed 50,000 people. A special Elevated train branch line ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 02/03/2020 - 2:39pm -

The Herd: 1941

The Singing Valise: 1922
April 1922. Chicago. "The Singing Valise -- F.W. Dunmore, of the U.S. Bureau of Standards ... Great Distances         CHICAGO, May 19 -- "The Singing Valise," or "Talks-as-it-walks," may be the ... were right on the mark. (Technology, The Gallery, Chicago, News Photo Archive) ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/18/2020 - 4:14pm -

The Singing Valise: 1922

Chicago: 1943
Chicago, April 1943. "New York Central diesel switch engine moving freight cars ... be too many railroad or automobile pictures on Shorpy! Chicago north of the river That little brown building to the left is still ... be done. Just no train. (The Gallery, Kodachromes, Chicago, Jack Delano, Railroads) ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/10/2012 - 8:36pm -

Chicago: 1943

Union Stockyards: 1941
July 1941. "Union Stockyards. Chicago, Illinois." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Farm ... of Vachon's image is the Exchange station platform of the Chicago Elevated rail transit line that served the Stockyards. You can see a ... probably not if you're a cow. "How sad, to leave Chicago. I have had such a wonderful week." John Vachon's letters to ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 02/06/2020 - 12:23pm -

Union Stockyards: 1941

Chicago: 1943, 11:35
... Street freight depot of the Illinois Central Railroad at Chicago. View full size. 4x5 Kodachrome transparency by Jack Delano. ... two blocks away, which would have been the tallest in Chicago if the Great Depression had not resulted in the project's cancellation. ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/10/2012 - 4:56pm -

Chicago: 1943, 11:35

Michigan Avenue: 1962
Chicago, Illinois, circa 1962. At 10:27 a.m. Looking north along Michigan Avenue at Adams Street, with the Chicago Art Institute on the right. View full size. What they ... The Prudential Was the tallest building in Chicago at that time I believe. Also, my dad works there. Good view of Grant ... 
 
Posted by shawnv - 12/04/2008 - 12:05pm -

Michigan Avenue: 1962

Randolph Street: 1900
... September 1, 1900. "Randolph Street east from LaSalle, Chicago." 8x10 glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size. ... can't find a hatless noggin in sight. Eternal Life in Chicago The Cook County Democratic Party saw to it that you voted even if ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/20/2012 - 3:42pm -

Randolph Street: 1900

The Pearly Gates: 1941
June 1941. "Entrance to Union Stockyards, Chicago." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security ... one of the big circuses (Ringling Bros?) would set up at Chicago's International Amphitheatre, which was next to the still-operating ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 06/08/2020 - 10:46am -

The Pearly Gates: 1941

Burlington Zephyr: 1939
... back! Zephyresque Today's BNSF commuter trains in Chicago still use corrugated stainless steel coaches and recently have added ... up. Looks like a pig in a prom dress. Denver to Chicago In 1934 in the depths of the depression an earlier version of this ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/10/2010 - 10:29am -

Burlington Zephyr: 1939
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