WendyCity :: Images from Chicago

Serious history. Retro fun.

Crown Fountain at Night by rjseg1 on Flickr.
UnThink by C_Dubyaa on Flickr.

UnThink by C_Dubyaa on Flickr.

_1199 by MICHAE L on Flickr.
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Boarding a north bound 151 at a bus stop on North Michican Ave and the river, 1932, Chicago
The 151 still runs; its route only slightly deviating from the one 80 years ago.

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Boarding a north bound 151 at a bus stop on North Michican Ave and the river, 1932, Chicago

The 151 still runs; its route only slightly deviating from the one 80 years ago.

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Lake Park, now known as Grant Park, 1889, Chicago

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Lake Park, now known as Grant Park, 1889, Chicago

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Walter Brookins in his aeroplane over the Art Instiute and Grant Park, 1913, Chicago.
Brookins was the first pilot trained by the Wright brothers for their exhibition team.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walter_Brookins

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Walter Brookins in his aeroplane over the Art Instiute and Grant Park, 1913, Chicago.

Brookins was the first pilot trained by the Wright brothers for their exhibition team.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walter_Brookins

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Navy enlistees go through abandoning ship exercises at Navy Pier, 1942, Chicago

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Navy enlistees go through abandoning ship exercises at Navy Pier, 1942, Chicago

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Looking north on Dearborn at Van Buren, 1923, Chicago

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Looking north on Dearborn at Van Buren, 1923, Chicago

Air Show - In More Ways Than One by rjseg1 on Flickr.
Hello Chicago! by rjseg1 on Flickr.

Hello Chicago! by rjseg1 on Flickr.

That Toddling Town by rjseg1 on Flickr.

That Toddling Town by rjseg1 on Flickr.

You Were There the Whole Time by Chicago Man on Flickr.
And Here You Sit by Chicago Man on Flickr.
Cold as Summer by Chicago Man on Flickr.

Cold as Summer by Chicago Man on Flickr.

Must It Always Be So? by Chicago Man on Flickr.