Posts tagged transportation

Traffic jam on N Michigan Ave, 1929, Chicago.

Traffic jam on N Michigan Ave, 1929, Chicago.

A typical “manure vault” in a Chicago alley, 1918, Chicago.

Horse manure would be swept into the vaults to be later collected by manure mongers. Imagine how lovely your neighborhood would have smelled on a 90 degree summer day.

These have all likely been paved many times over, but I am curious to know if there are any remaining.

A typical “manure vault” in a Chicago alley, 1918, Chicago.

Horse manure would be swept into the vaults to be later collected by manure mongers. Imagine how lovely your neighborhood would have smelled on a 90 degree summer day.

These have all likely been paved many times over, but I am curious to know if there are any remaining.

Entrance to the LaSalle St tunnel, 1893, Chicago.

Entrance to the LaSalle St tunnel, 1893, Chicago.

Chicago, 1968, Robert Frank

Chicago, 1968, Robert Frank

Proposal for development of the Outer Drive at Randolph, 1929, Chicago.

Note the north side of Randolph  - this was a proposed rail terminal.

Proposal for development of the Outer Drive at Randolph, 1929, Chicago.

Note the north side of Randolph - this was a proposed rail terminal.

Taxi line at O’Hare, 1970, Chicago.

Taxi line at O’Hare, 1970, Chicago.

State and Madison, 1906, Chicago.

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State and Madison, 1906, Chicago.

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Lake Shore Drive at North Ave, 1929, Chicago.

Lake Shore Drive at North Ave, 1929, Chicago.

State Street is ripped up during subway construction, 1942, Chicago.

State Street is ripped up during subway construction, 1942, Chicago.

White Trains, (Chicago), 1956, Chicago. Robert Frank

White Trains, (Chicago), 1956, Chicago. Robert Frank

Northbound bus on Sheridan, picking up passengers at the Edgewater Beach Hotel, Sheridan and Berwyn, 1919, Chicago.

Northbound bus on Sheridan, picking up passengers at the Edgewater Beach Hotel, Sheridan and Berwyn, 1919, Chicago.

Looking north on N Michigan Ave at Illinois, 1931, Chicago.

Looking north on N Michigan Ave at Illinois, 1931, Chicago.

Under the ‘L’ at Southport, 1984, Chicago. Floyd Sullivan.

Many thanks, again, to Floyd for submitting one of his awesome photos.

Under the ‘L’ at Southport, 1984, Chicago. Floyd Sullivan.

Many thanks, again, to Floyd for submitting one of his awesome photos.

State Street, 1949, Chicago.

State Street, 1949, Chicago.

Looking north from Wabash and Randolph 1962, Chicago. Lee Balterman 
(Thanks Floyd!)

Looking north from Wabash and Randolph 1962, Chicago. Lee Balterman

(Thanks Floyd!)