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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

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 - 04/17/2022 - 8:16am -

Southside Easter: 1941

Great Northern: 1900
Chicago circa 1900. "Great Northern Hotel and office building, Dearborn and ... the next place would be a locksmith? [The sign says Chicago Bronze. - Dave] Lady barbers!? Women cutting men's hair, ... fire escape where the tall buildings join! Nice! "Chicago School" architecture. It was designed by Daniel Burnham, who also did ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 06/14/2022 - 10:29am -

Great Northern: 1900

Proviso Perspective: 1943
April 1943. "Tracks at Chicago & North Western railroad's Proviso yard, Chicago." Kodachrome transparency by Jack Delano for the Office of War ... photo ... talk about vanishing points) Good ol' Chicago -- Where the tracks are paved with gold. It's not a ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 06/28/2022 - 4:50pm -

Proviso Perspective: 1943

Vacation Wagon: 1964
... highways, no air conditioner, 4½ hours to get through Chicago and the kids loved it. Took these trips out west to the 1970s. We still ... piece of equipment from South Texas to a parking lot near Chicago, where we would deliver it to his customer from Wisconsin. We quickly ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 05/31/2022 - 1:09am -

Vacation Wagon: 1964

BASE BALL TO-DAY: 1909
... for the Athletics/St. Louis (0 & 2) and the Brooklyn/Chicago (1 & 0) games? They don't appear to be associated with close games ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/09/2022 - 10:43pm -

BASE BALL TO-DAY: 1909

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

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: 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

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

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

Confident Liver: 1948
Chicago circa 1948. "Dr. Norman Vincent Peale." Celebrity clergyman whose 1948 ... Two Corinthians? What bookstore? If this is indeed Chicago, then the most likely candidates for the booksigning are either Kroch's ... by the same man, Adolph Kroch, and both stores were on Chicago's State Street within a couple of blocks of each other. In 1954, the ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 06/02/2022 - 8:17pm -

Confident Liver: 1948

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

Detangled: 1966
Chicago circa 1966. One in a series of photos dealing with cosmetology or ... clippers, scissors, etc. - Dave] (The Gallery, Chicago, News Photo Archive, Pretty Girls) ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 06/03/2022 - 10:06pm -

Detangled: 1966

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 Orange Line: 1943
March 1943. "Santa Fe R.R. trip from Chicago. Growers bringing in their crop to a co-op orange packing plant in ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 06/27/2022 - 12:55pm -

The Orange Line: 1943

Canceled: 1953
Here we are in circa 1953 Chicago with a Post Office employee under arrest. Do Not Fold, Spindle or ... - Dave] Some possible background A Dec 17, 1952 Chicago Tribune article gives a possible explanation, along with a disturbing ... They should be out arresting Mafiosi! (The Gallery, Chicago, News Photo Archive) ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 05/06/2022 - 8:58pm -

Canceled: 1953

Do Touch That Dial: 1957
... to figure out in advance what hits would descend upon Chicago in the coming weeks so I could amaze my classmates with my prescience. ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 05/17/2022 - 11:24am -

Do Touch That Dial: 1957

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

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

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

Room for One More: 1918
... couple in their 80s who, for some reason decided flying to Chicago was more important than avoiding exposure. The husband spent two ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 03/24/2022 - 7:36am -

Room for One More: 1918

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

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

Rebel Web: 1903
... Dave, I stand enlightened. However, I grew up in the Chicago area. Illinois is listed among those with no Confederate monuments by ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 03/02/2022 - 9:46am -

Rebel Web: 1903

Mad Men: 1943
... and Carbon Building not the famous skyscraper in Chicago, but the more modest one in New York City. The Union Carbide and ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/16/2014 - 10:19am -

Mad Men: 1943

Theatorium: 1907
Chicago, 1907. "State Street south from Lake Street." At left, the Masonic ... across the street from the Theatorium is where the Chicago Theater stands. Trolley Car Drafting Couldn't help noticing ... you eat, the more you want! - tterrace] View from Chicago 1) Beautiful picture. 2) Happily, quite a bit of this real ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/19/2012 - 12:58pm -

Theatorium: 1907

Hoover Terminal: 1942
... National Airport a short distance south. New York, Chicago, and ... Brownsville? The sign lists ten major or almost-major U.S. ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/23/2021 - 6:38pm -

Hoover Terminal: 1942

Showtime in Chicago: 1941
... 1941. "The movies are popular in the Negro section of Chicago. Regal Theater and Savoy Ballroom in the Southside neighborhood." ... the same in 1961 when I was producing a series of Chicago jazz sessions for Riverside Records. I took this photo then—notice ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 02/11/2019 - 4:09pm -

Showtime in Chicago: 1941
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