They Had Color in the 1940s? 

Tuesday, October 9th, 2018

We usually see nothing but black and white photos from the ’50s and earlier. Over at The Atlantic, however, you can find a stunning collection of color photographs from the rail yards of Chicago taken in 1942 and 1943. While the images don’t quite look modern, they certainly make things feel a lot more recent.


At the time, Pabst was just popular, not “ironically popular”


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