Rush Hour c. 1900


Photo: The National Archives

The photo above, from the bustling Fifth Avenue in New York City in 1900, shows that rush hour existed well before the age of the automobile. From a blog post about pre-1950 American cities over at The Denver Post's Photo Blog: Link - via The Presurfer


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Seldom mentioned but the huge amount of horse manure back then was a serious problem. Bet it smelled great around Noon in mid August.
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