Images: Through The Film Magnifier: Choo Choo Diner, Jim Belushi, Tony La Russa, Bozo's Circus and more.

 
 
Updated 7/30/2020 10:05 AM

See vintage images of Jim Belushi, Tony La Russa, behind the scenes at Bozo's Circus, the Choo Choo Diner and more in our latest Through The Film Magnifier gallery.

The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 36,313, Greg Warner photo: Behind the scenes of Bozo's Circus Chicago in June of 1975.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 36,313, Greg Warner photo: Behind the scenes of Bozo's Circus Chicago in June of 1975.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 36,313, Greg Warner photo: Behind the scenes of Bozo's Circus Chicago in June of 1975.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 36,313, Greg Warner photo: Behind the scenes of Bozo's Circus Chicago in June of 1975.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 36,313, Greg Warner photo: Behind the scenes of Bozo's Circus Chicago in June of 1975.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 36,313, Greg Warner photo: Behind the scenes of Bozo's Circus Chicago in June of 1975.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 36,313, Greg Warner photo: Bozo and Cookie during the bucket game on Bozo's Circus in Chicago in June of 1975
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 36,313, Greg Warner photo: Bozo and Cookie during the bucket game on Bozo's Circus in Chicago in June of 1975
The Daily Herald Archives, Assignment # 61,227, Charles Cherney photo: Actor Jim Belushi gestures as he is being interviewed about his upcoming role in the Pirates of Penzance at the Shubert Theater in Chicago in January of 1982.
The Daily Herald Archives, Assignment # 61,227, Charles Cherney photo: Actor Jim Belushi gestures as he is being interviewed about his upcoming role in the Pirates of Penzance at the Shubert Theater in Chicago in January of 1982.
The Daily Herald Archives, Assignment # 58,153, Dave Tonge photo: White Sox manager Tony La Russa speaks to the media at Comiskey Park on Monday, April 13, 1981, the day before the home opener against the Milwaukee Brewers. The Sox won that game 9-3 but finished third in the AL West during the strike shortened season.
The Daily Herald Archives, Assignment # 58,153, Dave Tonge photo: White Sox manager Tony La Russa speaks to the media at Comiskey Park on Monday, April 13, 1981, the day before the home opener against the Milwaukee Brewers. The Sox won that game 9-3 but finished third in the AL West during the strike shortened season.
The Daily Herald Archives, Assignment # 62,449, Mike Seeling photo: As the Lionel train chugs by 2-year-old Justin Schwartz of Schaumburg reacts for his hot dog lunch in March of 1982 in Des Plaines. Original owners Names and Marilyn Ballowe installed the train at the suggestion of James' brother, a model train hobbyist
The Daily Herald Archives, Assignment # 62,449, Mike Seeling photo: As the Lionel train chugs by 2-year-old Justin Schwartz of Schaumburg reacts for his hot dog lunch in March of 1982 in Des Plaines. Original owners Names and Marilyn Ballowe installed the train at the suggestion of James' brother, a model train hobbyist
The Daily Herald Archives, Assignment # 62,449, Mike Seeling photo: It may look like a typical diner, but The Choo Choo Restaurant, seen here in March of 1982, is a bit of a landmark in downtown Des Plaines. Fro 31 years, patrons have had their food brought to them by a model train.
The Daily Herald Archives, Assignment # 62,449, Mike Seeling photo: It may look like a typical diner, but The Choo Choo Restaurant, seen here in March of 1982, is a bit of a landmark in downtown Des Plaines. Fro 31 years, patrons have had their food brought to them by a model train.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 35,814, Dave Tonge photo: The switchboard operators at the Mount Prospect City Hall in April of 1975.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 35,814, Dave Tonge photo: The switchboard operators at the Mount Prospect City Hall in April of 1975.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 57,442, Chuck Cherney photo: Members of the Arlington and Hersey High School boys basketball teams fight for the ball during at game at Arlington High School in February of 1981.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 57,442, Chuck Cherney photo: Members of the Arlington and Hersey High School boys basketball teams fight for the ball during at game at Arlington High School in February of 1981.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 27,624, Jim Frost photo: A young girl bounces high into the air during a trampoline class in Mount Prospect in January of 1973
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 27,624, Jim Frost photo: A young girl bounces high into the air during a trampoline class in Mount Prospect in January of 1973
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 36,331, Dave Tonge photo: What's a good friend for? Giving rides atop a six-foot unicycle if his name is John Barrett, 18, of Arlington Heights. Barrett, who has been riding unicycles since the fourth grade gamble Tim Zimanzi, 19, a lift around the neighborhood in June of 1975.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 36,331, Dave Tonge photo: What's a good friend for? Giving rides atop a six-foot unicycle if his name is John Barrett, 18, of Arlington Heights. Barrett, who has been riding unicycles since the fourth grade gamble Tim Zimanzi, 19, a lift around the neighborhood in June of 1975.
The Daily Herald Archives, Assignment # 52,816, Dom Najolia photo: President Harry S. Truman's only child, Margaret Truman speaks to reporters while in Chicago as the spokesperson for the Toy Manufactures of America in December of 1979.
The Daily Herald Archives, Assignment # 52,816, Dom Najolia photo: President Harry S. Truman's only child, Margaret Truman speaks to reporters while in Chicago as the spokesperson for the Toy Manufactures of America in December of 1979.
The Daily Herald Archives, Assignment # 4,369, Bob Finch photo: Text from a photo essay in July of 1966. No longer the migrants, but the Mexican American residents of the northwest suburbs. On the fringe of affluence, their children see the struggle; they live in it. But even that reality can't obscure the wonders of childhood, the camaraderie, the comforts, the innocence, the joy.
The Daily Herald Archives, Assignment # 4,369, Bob Finch photo: Text from a photo essay in July of 1966. No longer the migrants, but the Mexican American residents of the northwest suburbs. On the fringe of affluence, their children see the struggle; they live in it. But even that reality can't obscure the wonders of childhood, the camaraderie, the comforts, the innocence, the joy.
The Daily Herald Archives, Assignment # 4,369, Bob Finch photo: Text from a photo essay in July of 1966. No longer the migrants, but the Mexican American residents of the northwest suburbs. On the fringe of affluence, their children see the struggle; they live in it. But even that reality can't obscure the wonders of childhood, the camaraderie, the comforts, the innocence, the joy.
The Daily Herald Archives, Assignment # 4,369, Bob Finch photo: Text from a photo essay in July of 1966. No longer the migrants, but the Mexican American residents of the northwest suburbs. On the fringe of affluence, their children see the struggle; they live in it. But even that reality can't obscure the wonders of childhood, the camaraderie, the comforts, the innocence, the joy.
The Daily Herald Archives, Assignment # 4,369, Bob Finch photo: Text from a photo essay in July of 1966. No longer the migrants, but the Mexican American residents of the northwest suburbs. On the fringe of affluence, their children see the struggle; they live in it. But even that reality can't obscure the wonders of childhood, the camaraderie, the comforts, the innocence, the joy.
The Daily Herald Archives, Assignment # 4,369, Bob Finch photo: Text from a photo essay in July of 1966. No longer the migrants, but the Mexican American residents of the northwest suburbs. On the fringe of affluence, their children see the struggle; they live in it. But even that reality can't obscure the wonders of childhood, the camaraderie, the comforts, the innocence, the joy.
The Daily Herald Archives, Assignment # 4,369, Bob Finch photo: Text from a photo essay in July of 1966. No longer the migrants, but the Mexican American residents of the northwest suburbs. On the fringe of affluence, their children see the struggle; they live in it. But even that reality can't obscure the wonders of childhood, the camaraderie, the comforts, the innocence, the joy.
The Daily Herald Archives, Assignment # 4,369, Bob Finch photo: Text from a photo essay in July of 1966. No longer the migrants, but the Mexican American residents of the northwest suburbs. On the fringe of affluence, their children see the struggle; they live in it. But even that reality can't obscure the wonders of childhood, the camaraderie, the comforts, the innocence, the joy.
The Daily Herald Archives, Assignment # 57,770, Barry Jarvinen photo: Former Sen. George McGovern of South Dakota, talks with students and media at Scott Hall at Northwestern University in Evanston before his lecture class win American foreign policy in March of 1981. Prior to his career in politics, McGovern attended Northwestern University.
The Daily Herald Archives, Assignment # 57,770, Barry Jarvinen photo: Former Sen. George McGovern of South Dakota, talks with students and media at Scott Hall at Northwestern University in Evanston before his lecture class win American foreign policy in March of 1981. Prior to his career in politics, McGovern attended Northwestern University.
The Daily Herald Archives, Assignment # 57,770, Barry Jarvinen photo: Former Sen. George McGovern of South Dakota, talks with students and media at Scott Hall at Northwestern University in Evanston before his lecture class win American foreign policy in March of 1981. Prior to his career in politics, McGovern attended Northwestern University.
The Daily Herald Archives, Assignment # 57,770, Barry Jarvinen photo: Former Sen. George McGovern of South Dakota, talks with students and media at Scott Hall at Northwestern University in Evanston before his lecture class win American foreign policy in March of 1981. Prior to his career in politics, McGovern attended Northwestern University.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 35,235, Dave Tonge photo: A picket at Union Oil offices in Schaumburg in March of 1975. A group of six pickets from Union Oil's Lamont refinery were involved in the strike.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 35,235, Dave Tonge photo: A picket at Union Oil offices in Schaumburg in March of 1975. A group of six pickets from Union Oil's Lamont refinery were involved in the strike.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 35,235, Dave Tonge photo: A picket at Union Oil offices in Schaumburg in March of 1975. A group of six pickets from Union Oil's Lamont refinery were involved in the strike.
The Daily Herald Archive, Assignment # 35,235, Dave Tonge photo: A picket at Union Oil offices in Schaumburg in March of 1975. A group of six pickets from Union Oil's Lamont refinery were involved in the strike.
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