[Chicago Slices raw : What the El? Midway line]

Raw footage for "Chicago Slices," a 1994-1995 television series on WPWR about life in and around Chicago. This footage was shot for a segment called "What the El?," where host Judy Markey approaches random people on Chicago's elevated train and asks them questions. This footage takes place on the Orange Line to Midway Airport.

00:00Copy video clip URL A shot of the Chicago River from a train window.

00:15Copy video clip URL Judy Markey, Tom Weinberg, and camera man Doug Sawyer enter the train station at Adams and Wabash. A CTA employee wears a button that reads, “? / Ask Me.”

03:20Copy video clip URL Markey starts asking some young men at the stop to guess information about another commuter.

06:15Copy video clip URL Markey boards the Orange Line to Midway and begins a round of the guessing game for “What the El.”

17:30Copy video clip URL Markey switches trains heading the opposite direction. She asks three generations of a family to guess about a fellow passenger.

22:23Copy video clip URL Video ends.

 

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