Dixie Highway 100th anniversary celebrated in the Loop

Thursday marks the 100th anniversary of the Dixie Highway in Chicago.

Several Model A Fords lined Jackson Boulevard at Michigan Avenue Thursday morning, where Route One originated back in 1916.

Dixie Highway was America's first north-south highway that connected Chicago with Miami.

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