‘The train passed rapidly across the State of Iowa, by Council Bluffs, Des Moines, and Iowa City. During the night it crossed the Mississippi at Davenport, and by Rock Island entered Illinois. The next day, which was the 10th, at four o’clock in the evening, it reached Chicago, already risen from its ruins, and more proudly seated than ever on the borders of its beautiful Lake Michigan’. Enjoy some views of this wonderful city!
We’ve been waiting for this day for a long while, expecting that everyday life would be finally interrupted by the end of the world, as predicted by the Mayans. However, it happened to be just another Friday… Don’t get upset! We’ve got a special apocalyptic selection of images by our contributors right here for you!
Businessman with gas mask watching TV | Stock Photo © Depositphotos | Luciano De polo
‘Mr. Fogg and his party had time to pay a visit to Salt Lake City, connected with Ogden by a branch road; and they spent two hours in this strikingly American town, built on the pattern of other cities of the Union, like a checker-board, “with the sombre sadness of right-angles,” as Victor Hugo expresses it.’ Take a look at SLC and other landmarks in the state of Utah!