Not much of a skyline along the highway in 1971.
On May 17, 1971, photographer Gene Dixon snapped some shots of traffic on the Central Artery downtown.
Look at that cram and jam:
From the BPL's Brearley Collection. Posted under this Creative Commons license.
It could be debated that taking pictures like this would be more treacherous than talking on your phone!
Not so if you're sitting in traffic and not moving at more than a crawl.
As well as the family Griswoldmobile.
Check them out in the background under construction. Henry Cobb design.
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