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Old Posted Mar 6, 2018, 9:35 PM
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Originally Posted by Steely Dan View Post
also (and i know you know this, but for the edification of others), the civil war began in 1860, and cincy & st. louis were A LOT closer to the heat of the action than chicago was. new york and boston money got skittish of places too close to the south and flooded into chicago. that was when chicago really started to take off and head for the stars, leaving former competitors like cincy and st. louis in its dust.
yes, this was a problem as well. the east coast sort of pulled up stakes and doubled down on chicago.
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