Flashback: A look at Chicago transportation, from the horse-drawn omnibus to elevated trains

“The omnibus broke onto the scene in the mid-19th century. It was simple: a wagon, which seated about 20 to 30 people, pulled by a horse or mule or two. An early letter to the editor posited: These would be great if they ran on a schedule and the price was the same from day to day and bus to bus.” See More . . .

Source: http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/ct-per-flash-transport-1027-20131027,0,4742656.story
By: Stephan Benzkofer and Ron Grossman, Chicago Tribune reporters

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