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Archer Avenue at Whipple--view northeast
1955--the same location (CTA photo)
How well did you find your way around 1955 Chicago?
We are just east of Kedzie, in the Brighton Park community. The ribbon commercial development on a somewhat wide street is one clue to this being Archer Avenue.
The transit clue is the double overhead wires. Notice that the bus in the picture is not using those wires. Although Archer never had its own trolley bus line, about a mile of the street was used for moving trolley buses from other lines to the CTA barn at Archer and Rockwell.


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