The Cars of the Chicago Blizzard of 2011

One of the worst storms in Chicago history (currently the third worst) touched down Tuesday and continues today.’s editorial staff took to the street — and, in some cases, their own driveways — to find some amazing shots of cars stuck in the snow. There are some photos of people digging their way out, and even one person who managed to park and then dig himself out of a sidewalk.
For your own amusement, feel free to take guesses regarding the make and model of some of these snowed-in autos in the comments below. We’ll update this post with more photos throughout the rest of the day.

Update: The blizzard has passed Chicago but the snowbound car photos continue. Newest photos are at the top of the set below.


Former managing editor David Thomas has a thing for wagons and owns a 2010 Subaru Outback and a 2005 Volkswagen Passat wagon.  Email David

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