marmarinou:

19680421 03 B&O 6926 McCook, IL by davidwilson1949 on Flickr.
Caption: “A B&OCT (Baltimore and Ohio Chicago Terminal) caboose hop crosses the Chicago and Illinois Western and Santa Fe railroads at McCook.”
McCook, Illinois April 21, 1968

marmarinou:

19680421 03 B&O 6926 McCook, IL by davidwilson1949 on Flickr.

Caption: “A B&OCT (Baltimore and Ohio Chicago Terminal) caboose hop crosses the Chicago and Illinois Western and Santa Fe railroads at McCook.”

McCook, Illinois

April 21, 1968

Posted on Apr 13th, 2014 with 13 notes
coffeeinthepines:

"the l"
Posted on Apr 12th, 2014 with 14,865 notes
archimaps:

Sullivan’s Transportation Building at the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition, Chicago

archimaps:

Sullivan’s Transportation Building at the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition, Chicago

Posted on Apr 5th, 2014 with 62 notes
archimaps:

Aerial view of Chicago in 1972

archimaps:

Aerial view of Chicago in 1972

Posted on Apr 5th, 2014 with 211 notes
archimaps:

Inside the Train Concourse at Union Station, Chicago

archimaps:

Inside the Train Concourse at Union Station, Chicago

Posted on Apr 5th, 2014 with 76 notes
themanonfive:

Ski jumping at Soldier Field with the Field Museum in the background, 1936.

themanonfive:

Ski jumping at Soldier Field with the Field Museum in the background, 1936.

Posted on Apr 5th, 2014 with 26 notes
themanonfive:

Construction of the Carbon and Carbide building, 1928. 

themanonfive:

Construction of the Carbon and Carbide building, 1928. 

Posted on Apr 4th, 2014 with 13 notes
themanonfive:

Bronco Nagasaki, Sid Luckman, Dante Magnani, and Harry Clark of the Chicago Bears at Wrigley Field prior to the 1943 title game against the Redskins. “Ricketts” sign on the Waveland Building in the background. 

themanonfive:

Bronco Nagasaki, Sid Luckman, Dante Magnani, and Harry Clark of the Chicago Bears at Wrigley Field prior to the 1943 title game against the Redskins. “Ricketts” sign on the Waveland Building in the background. 

Posted on Apr 4th, 2014 with 10 notes
marmarinou:

General view of a classification yard at C & NW RR’s Proviso yard, Chicago, Ill.  (LOC) by The Library of Congress on Flickr.Photo by Jack Delano
December 1942
Posted on Apr 4th, 2014 with 6 notes
themanonfive:

The Railway Exchange Building with the iconic “Santa Fe” sign in the 1980s. The sign was taken down and replaced with Motorola in summer of 2012. The Santa Fe sign is now at the Illinois Railway Museum in Union, IL. The “Burnham Penthouse” can be sign on the upper right corner of the roof. 

themanonfive:

The Railway Exchange Building with the iconic “Santa Fe” sign in the 1980s. The sign was taken down and replaced with Motorola in summer of 2012. The Santa Fe sign is now at the Illinois Railway Museum in Union, IL. The “Burnham Penthouse” can be sign on the upper right corner of the roof. 

Posted on Apr 4th, 2014 with 43 notes

stevehallman:

Wrigley Field - Chicago April 2013

Posted on Apr 2nd, 2014 with 228 notes
fxrensicate:

Near North Side.
(fxrensicate)

By year’s end, two skyscrapers will be peeking out from the confluence in the middle of the shot. By 2020, five skyscrapers will be completed.

fxrensicate:

Near North Side.

(fxrensicate)

By year’s end, two skyscrapers will be peeking out from the confluence in the middle of the shot. By 2020, five skyscrapers will be completed.

Posted on Mar 31st, 2014 with 3 notes
toycamerachicago:

(Old negative)

toycamerachicago:

(Old negative)

Posted on Mar 30th, 2014 with 74 notes

sixtensason:

Louise Harris Brown for Frank Kornacker working on Mies van der Rohes Lake Shore Drive apartments

Posted on Mar 30th, 2014 with 36 notes
calumet412:

Aerial looking south from Oak and Lake Shore Drive, 1934, Chicago.

calumet412:

Aerial looking south from Oak and Lake Shore Drive, 1934, Chicago.

Posted on Mar 29th, 2014 with 155 notes