If You're From Chicago, This Will Be The Most Spellbinding Thing You See Today.

“Wow” doesn’t even begin to cover it…

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This is the oldest footage ever shot of the city of Chicago. Spanning from 1896 through 1935, we get to see everything from the old stockyards to Michigan Avenue.
It also shows
Al Capone
The Cubs
Lake Michigan covered in ice
The Chicago Riots in 1922
The World Series in 1917 (Reds vs. White Sox)
An elephant race through downtown
There’s also a map on the side which shows you where the footage was taken.
Take some time to appreciate this stunning footage of your home town. You’ll never look at the Windy City again after watching this.

About Nick Johnson

Nick Johnson earned his masters in Business Administration from the Drucker School At Claremont Graduate University. He has written for 39 publications across the country and ran the media relations department at Movoto, a real estate portal based in San Francisco. He has been featured in over 500 publications as an expert in real estate and as an authority on real estate trends. .

Nick's the creator of the HomeSnacks YouTube channel that now has over 260,000 subscribers and is an excellent source to learn about different parts of the country.