They Had Color in the 1940s? 

Who knew?

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”