Timelapse Videos Show Ice Take Over Lake Michigan And The River

By Kate Shepherd in News on Jan 25, 2016 7:00PM

When the Chicago River and Lake Michigan freeze over, the city looks eerie but beautiful. The cold and flurries didn't last long last weekend, but check out this incredible video from Flickr user Chris J (zlaxfish) of strong winds moving sheets of ice on Lake Michigan to the beach as snow falls.

You can also check out this wonderful, time-lapse gif of a boat breaking the ice on the heavily frozen Chicago River, shared on Reddit over the weekend:


Chicago Icebreaking boat Timelapse