Posts tagged automobile

A Goodyear ad featuring Michigan Ave, 1920, Chicago.

A Goodyear ad featuring Michigan Ave, 1920, Chicago.

N Michigan Ave, 1930, Chicago.

N Michigan Ave, 1930, Chicago.

Looking north on N Michigan Ave, 1947, Chicago. Russell Lee

Looking north on N Michigan Ave, 1947, Chicago. Russell Lee

One of the city’s first gas stations at the intersection that is now Broadway and Devon, 1911, Chicago.

One of the city’s first gas stations at the intersection that is now Broadway and Devon, 1911, Chicago.

Looking north on Clark from Foster, 1960, Chicago.

Looking north on Clark from Foster, 1960, Chicago.

When parking at the Museum of Science and Industry was easy, 1954, Chicago.

When parking at the Museum of Science and Industry was easy, 1954, 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.

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