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Madison and LaSalle, 1956, Chicago.

Madison and LaSalle, 1956, Chicago.

Taxi line at O’Hare, 1970, Chicago.

Taxi line at O’Hare, 1970, Chicago.

A Chicago cabbie is not happy about receiving a citation from a cop, 1967, Chicago.

A Chicago cabbie is not happy about receiving a citation from a cop, 1967, 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.

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. 

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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.

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Taxi lineup at the Illinois Central Station, 12th (Roosevelt) and Michigan, 1920, Chicago.

Taxi lineup at the Illinois Central Station, 12th (Roosevelt) and Michigan, 1920, 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.

Christmas on State Street, 1961, Chicago.

Christmas on State Street, 1961, Chicago.

Beautiful art deco illustrated ads for the Adometer, featuring buildings of North Michigan Ave, 1931, Chicago.

A driver inspects his cab after 70mph winds collapsed scaffolding outside the under-construction IBM Building at 330 N Wabash, 1970, Chicago.

A driver inspects his cab after 70mph winds collapsed scaffolding outside the under-construction IBM Building at 330 N Wabash, 1970, Chicago.

Wanted to promote friend of Calumet 412, Dmitry Samarov, and his book reading tomorrow night at Jack Spade, 47 E Oak St - 6 to 8 pm.
Come by and meet Dmitry, see some of his artwork and hear him read excerpts from Hack: Stories from a Chicago Cab.
see more at dmitrysamarov.com.

Wanted to promote friend of Calumet 412, Dmitry Samarov, and his book reading tomorrow night at Jack Spade, 47 E Oak St - 6 to 8 pm.

Come by and meet Dmitry, see some of his artwork and hear him read excerpts from Hack: Stories from a Chicago Cab.

see more at dmitrysamarov.com.

Uptown taxi parking lot, 1974, Chicago. Bob Rehak
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Uptown taxi parking lot, 1974, Chicago. Bob Rehak

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A cab turning off State onto Randolph, 1972, Chicago.
Double feature now playing at the Loop Theater: Kung Fu and Duel of the Iron Fist.

A cab turning off State onto Randolph, 1972, Chicago.

Double feature now playing at the Loop Theater: Kung Fu and Duel of the Iron Fist.

Eppie Lederer, aka Ann Landers, walks beneath her Sun Times billboard before catching a cab, 1967, Chicago.
Those of you too young to remember, Ann Landers was Chicago’s version of the arguably more famous, Dear Abby…who just happened to be her twin sister, Pauline.

Eppie Lederer, aka Ann Landers, walks beneath her Sun Times billboard before catching a cab, 1967, Chicago.

Those of you too young to remember, Ann Landers was Chicago’s version of the arguably more famous, Dear Abby…who just happened to be her twin sister, Pauline.

Taxis dropping off passengers at Navy Pier, 1959, Chicago

Taxis dropping off passengers at Navy Pier, 1959, Chicago