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Departing LaSalle St Station, 1934, Chicago

Departing LaSalle St Station, 1934, Chicago

Passengers  in the observation car on the Hiawatha speed towards Chicago from Milwaukee , 1952.

Passengers in the observation car on the Hiawatha speed towards Chicago from Milwaukee , 1952.

Advertisement for the Chicago and Alton RR, service to St. Louis and Kansas City, 1878, Chicago.

The ad calls out the “Palace Reclining Chairs” as a perk of the cars used on its railroad.

Note that the Chicago and Alton route is outlined on the side and front of the recliner.

Advertisement for the Chicago and Alton RR, service to St. Louis and Kansas City, 1878, Chicago.

The ad calls out the “Palace Reclining Chairs” as a perk of the cars used on its railroad.

Note that the Chicago and Alton route is outlined on the side and front of the recliner.

Looking west on Madison from Canal, 1917, Chicago.
The Chicago + North Western Terminal (now Ogilvie Transport Center) is out of frame on the right.

Looking west on Madison from Canal, 1917, Chicago.

The Chicago + North Western Terminal (now Ogilvie Transport Center) is out of frame on the right.

Looking south from Randolph along the lakefront, 1889, Chicago.

Looking south from Randolph along the lakefront, 1889, Chicago.

Steam Power: Dearborn Station, Chicago, 1938 (After Andreas Feininger), oil on linen, 2011, Chicago. Don Jacot

Steam Power: Dearborn Station, Chicago, 1938 (After Andreas Feininger), oil on linen, 2011, Chicago. Don Jacot

Proposal for development of the Outer Drive at Randolph, 1929, Chicago.

Note the north side of Randolph  - this was a proposed rail terminal.

Proposal for development of the Outer Drive at Randolph, 1929, Chicago.

Note the north side of Randolph - this was a proposed rail terminal.

White Trains, (Chicago), 1956, Chicago. Robert Frank

White Trains, (Chicago), 1956, Chicago. Robert Frank

Trackside tenements (old Comiskey Park in the background), 1944, Chicago. Gordon Coster.

Trackside tenements (old Comiskey Park in the background), 1944, Chicago. Gordon Coster.

Only 39 hours and 45 minutes to Chicago from Oakland, California! 1936 

Only 39 hours and 45 minutes to Chicago from Oakland, California! 1936 

Looking north west at old St. Luke’s Hospital from E 16th Street, 1947, Chicago.

Looking north west at old St. Luke’s Hospital from E 16th Street, 1947, Chicago.

The Belt Railway Clearing Yard (just south of Midway near Bedford Park) 1941, Chicago.

The Belt Railway Clearing Yard (just south of Midway near Bedford Park) 1941, Chicago.

Waiting on a train in Grant Park at Jackson, 1896, Chicago.

Waiting on a train in Grant Park at Jackson, 1896, Chicago.

Looking northeast across the rail yards from Michigan and Randolph, 1902, Chicago

Looking northeast across the rail yards from Michigan and Randolph, 1902, Chicago

Elevating the Bridgeport Drawbridge, 1902, Chicago.
via Kansas Memory

Elevating the Bridgeport Drawbridge, 1902, Chicago.

via Kansas Memory