Posts tagged automobile

A chandelier made up of 3 V-8s suspended from one wheel at the Ford exhibit of the Century of Progress World’s Fair, 1933, Chicago.

A chandelier made up of 3 V-8s suspended from one wheel at the Ford exhibit of the Century of Progress World’s Fair, 1933, Chicago.

North on Lake Shore Drive from North Ave, 1943, Chicago.

North on Lake Shore Drive from North Ave, 1943, Chicago.

Traffic jam, looking east on Randolph from LaSalle, 1922, Chicago.

Traffic jam, looking east on Randolph from LaSalle, 1922, Chicago.

The Edgewater Beach Hotel is used as backdrop in an advertisement for the Oldsmobile Six and Straight Eight, 1933, Chicago.

The Edgewater Beach Hotel is used as backdrop in an advertisement for the Oldsmobile Six and Straight Eight, 1933, Chicago.

The Yellow Cab Company unveils it’s new rumble seat taxis, 1940, Chicago.
These custom cars were built to allow passengers to see the city’s sites more easily.

The Yellow Cab Company unveils it’s new rumble seat taxis, 1940, Chicago.

These custom cars were built to allow passengers to see the city’s sites more easily.

Fans line up at Comiskey to attend Auto Polo, “America’s Newest Craze” in 1915, Chicago.

Taxi drivers line Adams Street at LaSalle in support for a controversial new union leader, 1959, Chicago.

Notice the city has begun to ticket and tow the protesting drivers. 

via theoldmotor.com

Taxi drivers line Adams Street at LaSalle in support for a controversial new union leader, 1959, Chicago.

Notice the city has begun to ticket and tow the protesting drivers.

via theoldmotor.com

Hitching rides home from Lake View High School, Irving Park and Ashland, 1947, Chicago.

Hitching rides home from Lake View High School, Irving Park and Ashland, 1947, Chicago.

Chicago Snow, 1936, Chicago. Hendrick Dahl

Chicago Snow, 1936, Chicago. Hendrick Dahl

Chicago, c.1950, Yasuhiro Ishimoto

Chicago, c.1950, Yasuhiro Ishimoto

Cottage Grove at 63rd, c.1920s, Chicago.

Cottage Grove at 63rd, c.1920s, Chicago.

Stranded cars at 11th and Michigan Ave, 1938, Chicago.

Stranded cars at 11th and Michigan Ave, 1938, Chicago.

Mounted police guard taxis from striking cabbies during the taxi strike of 1937, Chicago.

Mounted police guard taxis from striking cabbies during the taxi strike of 1937, Chicago.

Chicago, Yasuhiro Ishimoto (year unknown)

Lake Shore Drive, 1925, Chicago.

Lake Shore Drive, 1925, Chicago.