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  Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
 County: Cook County, IL
[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 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 and Western Indiana Railroad's suburban passenger train]

[Chicago and Western Indiana Railroad's suburban passenger train]

Date: c. 1934
Creator: Hastman, Lee
Description: This photograph depicts one of the Chicago and Western Indiana Railroad's suburban passenger trains departing from 64th Street Station Chicago. The train is headed by Engine No. 210 - a Prairie type 2-6-2 locomotive, with a consist of five standard heavyweight passenger coaches.
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
[Grand Central Station in Chicago]

[Grand Central Station in Chicago]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: One if the nation's greatest rail terminals was the Baltimore and Ohio's Grand Central Station in Chicago. The station has a large clock tower on the corner and automobiles outside on the street. Grand Central Station was opened on Dec 8, 1890.
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
["The Green Diamond" leaving Chicago]

["The Green Diamond" leaving Chicago]

Date: c. 1955
Creator: unknown
Description: Illinois Central's modern streamliner "The Green Diamond" train No. 21, southbound, leaving Chicago enroute to St. Louis.
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
["The Panama Limited" departing from Chicago]

["The Panama Limited" departing from Chicago]

Date: c. 1920
Creator: unknown
Description: One of the nation's most well-known name trains, Illinois Central Railroad's "The Panama Limited" headed by Engine No. 1158, a Pacific type 4-6-2 locomotive which burns coal, is departing from Central Station in Chicago. The station's tower is in the left background.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
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