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 County: Cook County, IL
 Decade: 1960-1969
 Collection: Rescuing Texas History, 2007
["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 Western Indiana Railroad's coach yard]

[Chicago and Western Indiana Railroad's coach yard]

Date: c. 1966
Creator: unknown
Description: Aerial view of the Chicago and Western Indiana Railroad's fabulous 51st Street coach yard and facilities in Chicago. At this time the destruction of the nation's great network of rail passenger service was only about two years away.
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]

[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 - 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
[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
[Grand Central Station in Chicago]

[Grand Central Station in Chicago]

Date: c. 1960
Creator: unknown
Description: Grand Central Station, Chicago was opened on December 8, 1890. Baltimore and Ohio's passenger service into and out of this terminal was inaugurated in Dec 1, 1891. Sign on the side of the building says, " C & O, B & O Want Passengers? You bet! only $22.15 to Washington - Free movies - Try us - WA.2-2211".
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
[Interior of Chicago and North Western Railway station]

[Interior of Chicago and North Western Railway station]

Date: c. 1965
Creator: unknown
Description: A typical rush hour scene in the magnificent Chicago Station of the Chicago and North Western Railway.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
["The Panama Limited" departing Chicago]

["The Panama Limited" departing Chicago]

Date: c. 1960
Creator: unknown
Description: Illinois Central's "The Panama Limited" train No. 5, southbound, an all Pullman streamliner, departing from Chicago on its 921.1 mile run to New Orleans.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
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