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 County: Cook County, IL
 Language: English
 Collection: Rescuing Texas History, 2007
[E-4 Streamliners in Chicago]

[E-4 Streamliners in Chicago]

Date: c. 1945
Creator: unknown
Description: The Chicago and North Western Railway's E-4 type streamliners, which headed the "Overland Limited" and "Challenger" trains between Chicago and the West Coast, stand in the Chicago Passenger Station.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
["California Zephyr" leaving Chicago]

["California Zephyr" leaving Chicago]

Date: October 1963
Creator: unknown
Description: Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad's "California Zephyr", one of the nation's greatest trains, is leaving Chicago for the Pacific Coast, making a cross-over on the main line tracks south of the Chicago's Union Station in October 1963.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
[Chicago and North Western Railway's passenger station]

[Chicago and North Western Railway's passenger station]

Date: c. 1948
Creator: Allison - Lightall
Description: This photograph depicts one of the nations finest railroad passenger stations - Chicago and North Western Railway's Chicago passenger station. Sign above the station says" Streamliners, North Western, Union Pacific"
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
[Chicago "Pay-Car"]

[Chicago "Pay-Car"]

Date: c. 1915
Creator: Hastman, Lee
Description: This photograph portrays an unusual rail consist: Chicago and Western Indiana Railroad's Engine No. 202, a 2-6-2 type heading the "pay-car" in Chicago. In this era the railroad's tracks were being elevated throughout the metropolitan area.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
[Chicago Union Station]

[Chicago Union Station]

Date: 1965
Creator: unknown
Description: Early morning commuters from Chicago Union Station cross the Jackson Street bridge. In the background is the office portion which contains the Station's main waiting room.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
[Chicago Union Station]

[Chicago Union Station]

Date: July 13, 1969
Creator: Hanlon, Pat
Description: One of the nation's great railroad passenger terminals, the Chicago Union Station on July 13, 1969.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
[Chicago Union Station - South Side]

[Chicago Union Station - South Side]

Date: May 16, 1969
Creator: unknown
Description: South side of the Chicago Union Station which is used by passenger trains of the Penn Central, Burlington Northern and Gulf, Mobile & Ohio Railroads. The north side of this station is used by trains of the Milwaukee Road.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
[Concourse Area of Chicago Union Station]

[Concourse Area of Chicago Union Station]

Date: May 16, 1969
Creator: unknown
Description: Concourse area of the Chicago Union Station looking toward the main waiting rooms on May 16, 1969.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
["Daylight Special" at Chicago Central Station]

["Daylight Special" at Chicago Central Station]

Date: 1911
Creator: unknown
Description: One of the Illinois Central's de luxe passenger trains; the "Daylight Special" train No. 19 southbound, stands in the Central Station in Chicago - as passengers entrain - prior to the departure hour : 10:02 AM. This train (and its companion, No. 20 northbound) operated between Chicago, Springfield, and St. Louis. The rail distance was 294.17 miles; and the schedule was 7 hours and 44 minutes: equivalent to a running time of about 40 miles per hour. This photograph was taken in the summer of 1911. This was a modern train in that era - cited in the Official Guide of the Railways (June 1916) as: All steel and electric-lighted. The consist included: chair cars and coaches, cafe-club car and Observation Parlor car.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
[Electro-liner in the Roosevelt Road Yard]

[Electro-liner in the Roosevelt Road Yard]

Date: January 18, 1963
Creator: unknown
Description: A famous name train which operated for many years between Chicago and Milwaukee, the North Shore Line's "Electro-liner" stands on elevated railway track in the Roosevelt Road Yard, Chicago on January 18, 1963.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
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