The Cars of the Chicago Blizzard of 2011

Snowjackson1
One of the worst storms in Chicago history (currently the third worst) touched down Tuesday and continues today. Cars.com’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.

2snowmays

2snowjoew2

2snowharper

2snowharper2

2snowolsen

2snowbird

Snowbruzek

Snowbmw

Snowjackson2

Snowjackson3

Snowsidewalk

Snowjackson4

Snowdog

Snowjackson5

Snowoutback

Snowjackson6

Snowjackson7

By David Thomas | February 2, 2011 | Comments (16)
Tags: In The News

Comments 

f

One of those cars is the one I left sitting there 15 years ago when I left Chicago. There was no way I was giving up that parking space!

Evan

I'm pretty sure that the third photo from the bottom is Dave's Subaru Outback.

Amuro Ray

New color for the Chevy Aveo - 2 tone! (White/Red)

minicoopermike

Looks like a BMW 5-Series 2 pics below the silver Jeep Liberty and 3 pics below the Honda Pilot.

minicoopermike

or maybe one of the new Buicks

minicoopermike

above post should say the car 3 pics below the Honda Pilot looks like a BMW 5-Series

minicoopermike

The car 3 pics below the Honda Pilot looks like a BMW 5-Series or new Buick.

Scott

Wow it makes a Juke look nice.

Hey, two of those are pictures of buses!! Wait, those are the pictures I took.

= Unclear on the concept :-)

Robby DeGraff

Wow!!! That is a ton of snow!! Good luck guys!!

Pete

Thank you for posting these! I feel so bad for those living in Chicago. Hope they got to work all right! Phoenix is having some "bad" weather too but definitely nothing comparable to what's going on in the Midwest and East Coast.

J

I heard you guys got 2 feet dumped there. We were forecast for 1 and a half, but only got about 10 inches.

Nic

I'm glad I live in Texas near the coast!!!! You can keep all that mess.

Zack

Texas coast never gets hurricanes? talk about a mess.

M3

My condolences to you Chicagoans! I moved from KS to Las Cruces, NM last year to get away from the snow. We got 2" here!!! Argh!!!

CHUCK

THE LAST WINTER I WAS THERE IT LOOKED THE SAME

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