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    Posted on Aug 28, 2013

    Insane Photos Of Tokyo Commuters In The '60s And '70s

    Public transportation at rush hour has been crazy for years.

    Here's a snap from 1972, during a Tokyo railway strike, which crowded trains so much, some had to exit through windows. Weeee!

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    However, rush hour in Tokyo can be insane nevertheless. Here's just a normal morning in 1970.

    Here at Tokyo's Shinjuku station, these guys are actually professional "pushers."

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    They are literally tasked with shoving people onto the train. This is apparently even harder in the winter months when everyone wears bulky coats.

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    Not sure which is worse — being the pusher or pushee?

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    Excuse me, sir? Could you suck it in? Suckkkkk.

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    Baby ostensibly not on board.

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    Of course, not much has changed for commuters in Tokyo...

    As you can see here.

    And here.

    And here. This looks like so much fun.

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