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What Do They Use to Dye the Chicago River Green? | Mental Floss

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Watch A Time-Lapse Video Of The Chicago River Being Dyed Green

If you stayed away from the crowds this weekend and missed out on the tradition of dyeing the Chicago river green, you can relive the whole experience in under two minutes. Isn't technology grand?

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99 years ago, 844 died in the Eastland disaster on the Chicago River

It was 99 years ago today, on July 24, 1915, where more than 2,500 people piled onto the Eastland on the Chicago River at the dock between LaSalle and Clark streets. They were to be the first group of an estimated 7,000 people to be transported to Western