Northbound train, 1941, Chicago. Gordon Coster
Waiting for a train (near Van Buren), 1943, Chicago.
Notice that the escalator and stairs are yet to be installed.
via NY Daily News
Wabash Ave, 1929, Chicago.
Chicago Streetcar, 1938, Chicago. Edmund Teske
Lake Street, 1979, Chicago.
via Mas Miguel
Standing outside an unknown ‘L’ station, 1911, Chicago.
Englewood and Chicago streetcar, 1896, Chicago.
Forced to switch streetcars after a breakdown, Howard and Clark, 1909, Chicago.
On the ‘L’, 1943, Chicago.
The accompanying caption read:
"Seldom crowded and always in the open, ‘L’ trains offer a more leisurely and more pleasureable ride. The subways are speedier and don’t constitute a traffic menace."
63rd and Cottage Grove, 1967, Chicago. Lee Balterman
Streetcar derailed at Belmont and Drake (Avondale), 1939, Chicago.
Gas jets keep rails free of ice and snow behind the Merchandise Mart, 1958, Chicago.
Looking north from the platform at Chicago and Franklin, 1900, Chicago.
The structure just below the tracks is still there.
On the ‘L’, 1937, Chicago.
Looking south on Broadway from Wilson, 1910, Chicago.
Posted earlier on Uptown Update.
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