[Suburban commuter train leaving Chicago]

Description:

One of Illinois Central Railroad's early suburban trains - headed by Engine No. 1050 - a Pacific type 4-6-2 locomotive with a consist of five handcrafted wooden cars, having open platforms and under-body truss rods - leaving Central Station in Chicago. At the turn of the century the Illinois Central Railroad was providing commuter service.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Illinois - Cook County - Chicago
Creation Date: c. 1910  
Partner(s):
Museum of the American Railroad
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History, 2007
Usage:
Total Uses: 71
Past 30 days: 2
Yesterday: 1
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: c. 1910
  • Digitized: August 9, 2007
Coverage:
Place
United States - Illinois - Cook County - Chicago
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Description:

One of Illinois Central Railroad's early suburban trains - headed by Engine No. 1050 - a Pacific type 4-6-2 locomotive with a consist of five handcrafted wooden cars, having open platforms and under-body truss rods - leaving Central Station in Chicago. At the turn of the century the Illinois Central Railroad was providing commuter service.

Physical Description:

1 photographic print, b&w : 8 in. x 10 in.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Illinois Central Railroad | commuter trains | cities
Contributor(s):
Partner:
Museum of the American Railroad
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2007
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1-0072
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth28861
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public