Here’s the national snow depth, Chicago has between 20-30 inches of snow by this map:
Dr. Richard Keen writes in an email:
I was a college student in Chicago for the 1967 Big Snow, so here’s a couple of photos I took back then. There will be lots of comparing of yesterday’s storm with the ’67 snow, so I’ve thrown in some current pictures from the Chicago Tribune of the two storms to compare with my ’67 photos. Kind of looks the same!
After the storm, I looked under the hoods of a few cars and it was solid packed snow.
Here’s Chicago yesterday:
Now let’s have a look at 1967: