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vampautoAstatsAAChicago Tribune, April 22, 1922. So: one out of 19 Chicago drivers is a vampire. I find this statistic wholly credible, even today.
19AAs usual, Chicago weren’t ready for reform.
19.2APaints a pretty picture, no?
19.3A19.4AEngineers were huge folk heroes at this time: they held the potential solution to any problem you could think of. Interesting that the plague of vampire autos is what drove the creation of the downtown tunnel system.


  1. Hi! Sorry, I tried to find an email address for you, but I failed. I have some 1904 clippings of an acid attack that I’ve found through my genealogy research — let me know if you are interested! -Erin

    • Heck yeah, we’re always up for an acid attack here at The Hope Chest. I will email you pronto.

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