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Chuck Zeiler's Collection
 
7/15/2024
 
 
 
 
 
By:Chuck Zeiler
Dates:2/1/1955 - 12/31/1984
Album Info:Photos of the RTA in the Chicago area between 1974 and 1984 when the METRA brand was introduced.
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RTA E8 522
Title:  RTA E8 522
Description:  Regional Transportation Authority E8 522 at Armitage Avenue in Chicago, Illinois on August 21, 1986, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler.
Photo Date:  8/21/1986  Upload Date: 7/10/2021 3:24:47 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives:  RTA 522(E8A)
Views:  120   Comments: 0
NIRC SW1 2
Title:  NIRC SW1 2
Description:  Northeast Illinois Railroad Corporation SW1 2 crossing the ICG at about 16th Street in Chicago, Illinois on October 8, 1987, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler. Number 2 was built in June 1946 (c/n 3293) as IC 9025, renumbered to IC 610 in October 1953, sold to Precision National in 1969, sold to the Rock Island becoming CRI&P 4804, to NIRC 2.
Photo Date:  10/8/1987  Upload Date: 3/7/2013 11:41:05 AM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Track
Locomotives:  NIRC 2(SW1) NIRC 2(SW1)
Views:  794   Comments: 0
NIRC SW1200 3
Title:  NIRC SW1200 3
Description:  Northeast Illinois Railroad Corporation SW1200 3 at Union Avenue in Chicago, Illinois on October 13, 1987, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler. The sign on the frame below the cab reads: Regional Transportation Authority Owner. Number 3 was built in November 1954 (c/n 20041) as Milwaukee Road 2048, renumbered to MILW 600, sold in November 1982 to Northeast Illinois Railroad Corporation and renumbered 3.
Photo Date:  10/13/1987  Upload Date: 6/13/2013 1:28:48 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  NIRC 3(SW1200)
Views:  891   Comments: 0
NIRC SW1200 3
Title:  NIRC SW1200 3
Description:  Northeast Illinois Railroad Corporation SW1200 3 at Sacramento Avenue on former Milwaukee Road tracks in Chicago, Illinois on November 5, 1987, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler. This locomotive was built in November 1954 as Milwaukee Road 2048 (c/n 20041). renumbered around 1959 to 600, sold to NIRC in November 1982.
Photo Date:  11/5/1987  Upload Date: 3/7/2013 12:17:45 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  NIRC 3(SW1200)
Views:  638   Comments: 1
RTA F40PH 100
Title:  RTA F40PH 100
Description:  Regional Transportation Authority F40PH 100 at about 16th Street in Chicago, Illinois on an unknown day in July 1978, Ektachrome by Chuck Zeiler. Number 100 was named Ernest S. Marsh, president of the Santa Fe Railway system from 1957 through 1966.
Photo Date:  7/1/1978  Upload Date: 4/17/2014 11:28:34 AM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  RTA 100(F40PH)
Views:  796   Comments: 1
RTA F40PH 101
Title:  RTA F40PH 101
Description:  Regional Transportation Authority F40PH 101 at Englerwood (Chicago), Illinois on an unknown day in July 1978, Ektachrome by Chuck Zeiler. The red brick building on the right was Englewood Union Station, soon to be torn down.
Photo Date:  7/1/1978  Upload Date: 4/17/2014 12:33:09 PM
Location:  Englewood, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Station
Locomotives:  RTA 101(F40PH)
Views:  400   Comments: 0
RTA F40PH 102
Title:  RTA F40PH 102
Description:  Regional Transportation Authority F40PH 102 at Roosevelt Road in Chicago, Illinois on an unknown day in March 1980, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler.
Photo Date:  3/1/1980  Upload Date: 4/17/2014 1:02:52 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  RTA 102(F40PH)
Views:  490   Comments: 0
METX F40PH 102
Title:  METX F40PH 102
Description:  Metra F40PH 102 at about North Avenue in Chicago, Illinois on August 21, 1986, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler.
Photo Date:  8/21/1986  Upload Date: 6/20/2014 11:54:37 AM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives:  METX 102(F40PH)
Views:  601   Comments: 1
RTA F40PH 104
Title:  RTA F40PH 104
Description:  Regional Transportation Authority F40PH 104 on the South Shore at the Randolph Street Station in Chicago, Illinois on an unknown day in February 1982, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler.
Photo Date:  2/1/1982  Upload Date: 4/11/2014 10:25:12 AM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Station
Locomotives:  RTA 104(F40PH)
Views:  449   Comments: 0
RTA F40PH 105
Title:  RTA F40PH 105
Description:  Regional Transportation Authority F40PH 105 at about 16th Street in Chicago, Illinois on October 8, 1987, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler.
Photo Date:  10/8/1987  Upload Date: 4/11/2014 10:01:51 AM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  RTA 105(F40PH)
Views:  665   Comments: 0
RTA F40PH 106
Title:  RTA F40PH 106
Description:  Regional Transportation Authority F40PH 106 departing La Salle Street Station at Roosevelt Road in Chicago, Illinois on an unknown day in July 1978, Ektachrome by Chuck Zeiler.
Photo Date:  7/1/1978  Upload Date: 4/17/2014 1:25:02 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  RTA 106(F40PH)
Views:  427   Comments: 0
RTA F40PH 107
Title:  RTA F40PH 107
Description:  Regional Transportation Authority F40PH 107 at Roosevelt Road in Chicago, Illinois on an unknown day in March 1980, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler.
Photo Date:  3/1/1980  Upload Date: 4/28/2014 11:50:10 AM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  RTA 107(F40PH)
Views:  367   Comments: 0
RTA F40PH 107
Title:  RTA F40PH 107
Description:  Regional Transportation Authority F40PH 107 at Blue Island, Illinois on July 12, 1982, Ektachrome by Chuck Zeiler.
Photo Date:  7/12/1982  Upload Date: 10/5/2018 11:04:03 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  RTA 107(F40PH)
Views:  179   Comments: 1
RTA F40PH 108
Title:  RTA F40PH 108
Description:  Regional Transportation Authority F40PH 108 in Chicago, Illinois on an unknown day in July 1978, Ektachrome by Chuck Zeiler.
Photo Date:  7/1/1978  Upload Date: 10/6/2018 12:14:54 AM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  RTA 108(F40PH)
Views:  224   Comments: 0
RTA F40PH 108
Title:  RTA F40PH 108
Description:  Regional Transportation Authority F40PH 108 on a locomotive move at 16th Street in Chicago, Illinois on August 18, 1986, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler. Obviously, a power move.
Photo Date:  8/18/1986  Upload Date: 4/28/2014 12:23:32 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Track
Locomotives:  RTA 108(F40PH)
Views:  319   Comments: 0
RTA F40PH 109
Title:  RTA F40PH 109
Description:  Regional Transportation Authority F40PH 109 on the CSS&SB at the Randolph Street Station in Chicago, Illinois on an unknown day in February 1982, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler.
Photo Date:  2/1/1982  Upload Date: 5/26/2016 12:06:59 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Station
Locomotives:  RTA 109(F40PH)
Views:  276   Comments: 0
RTA F40PH 109
Title:  RTA F40PH 109
Description:  Regional Transportation Authority F40PH 109 on the CSS&SB at the Randolph Street Station in Chicago, Illinois on an unknown day in February 1982, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler.
Photo Date:  2/1/1982  Upload Date: 4/28/2014 12:47:02 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  RTA 109(F40PH)
Views:  401   Comments: 0
RTA F40PH 109
Title:  RTA F40PH 109
Description:  Regional Transportation Authority F40PH 109 on the South Shore at Randolph Street in Chicago, Illinois on an unknown day in February 1982, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler.
Photo Date:  2/1/1982  Upload Date: 9/4/2015 2:04:07 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Station
Locomotives:  RTA 109(F40PH)
Views:  332   Comments: 0
RTA F40PH 110
Title:  RTA F40PH 110
Description:  Regional Transportation Authority F40PH 110 at about 35th Street in Chicago, Illinois on an unknown day in August 1978, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler. The prominent building was the Armour Institute of Technology, founded in 1890. I believe it is now part of the Illinois Institute of Technology. There are some beautiful stained glass windows in the building.
Photo Date:  8/1/1978  Upload Date: 5/9/2014 12:18:47 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  RTA 110(F40PH)
Views:  363   Comments: 0
RTA F40PH 110
Title:  RTA F40PH 110
Description:  Regional Transportation Authority F40PH 110 at Randolph Street in Chicago, Illinois on May 14, 1982, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler. Sometimes there just aren't enough filters.
Photo Date:  5/14/1982  Upload Date: 1/24/2015 5:21:19 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Station
Locomotives:  RTA 110(F40PH)
Views:  296   Comments: 0
RTA F40PH 111
Title:  RTA F40PH 111
Description:  Regional Transportation Authority F40PH 111 at about 16th Street in Chicago, Illinois on August 18, 1986, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler. The first two tracks (nearest the train) are the ICG's Saint Charles Air Line.
Photo Date:  8/18/1986  Upload Date: 5/9/2014 12:46:46 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Track
Locomotives:  RTA 111(F40PH)
Views:  412   Comments: 0
RTA F40PH 112
Title:  RTA F40PH 112
Description:  Regional Transportation Authority F40PH 112 at Roosevelt Road in Chicago, Illinois on an unknown day in March 1980, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler.
Photo Date:  3/1/1980  Upload Date: 5/9/2014 1:16:18 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Signal,Passenger
Locomotives:  RTA 112(F40PH)
Views:  472   Comments: 0
RTA F40PH 113
Title:  RTA F40PH 113
Description:  Regional Transportation Authority F40PH 113 at La Salle Street Station on an unknown day in August 1979, Fujichrome by Chuck Zeiler.
Photo Date:  8/1/1979  Upload Date: 5/27/2014 11:50:48 AM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Roster,Station
Locomotives:  RTA 113(F40PH)
Views:  374   Comments: 0
RTA F40PH 114
Title:  RTA F40PH 114
Description:  Regional Transportation Authority F40PH 114 at about 16th Street in Chicago, Illinois on an unknown day in July 1978, Fujichrome by Chuck Zeiler.
Photo Date:  7/1/1978  Upload Date: 5/27/2014 12:31:52 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Roster,Passenger
Locomotives:  RTA 114(F40PH)
Views:  338   Comments: 1
RTA F40PH 114
Title:  RTA F40PH 114
Description:  Regional Transportation Authority F40PH 101 and 114 at La Salle Street Station in Chicago, Illinois on an unknown day in October 1981, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler.
Photo Date:  10/1/1981  Upload Date: 7/12/2016 2:22:31 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Station
Locomotives:  RTA 114(F40PH) RTA 101(F40PH)
Views:  501   Comments: 0
RTA F40PH 114
Title:  RTA F40PH 114
Description:  Regional Transportation Authority F40PH 114 at about 16th Street in Chicago, Illinois on July 6, 1984, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler.
Photo Date:  7/6/1984  Upload Date: 8/28/2018 12:32:40 AM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Track
Locomotives:  RTA 114(F40PH)
Views:  207   Comments: 0
RTA F40PH 115
Title:  RTA F40PH 115
Description:  Regional Transportation Authority F40PH 115 at Clybourn Avenue in Chicago, Illinois on an unknown day in June 1979, Ektachrome by Chuck Zeiler.
Photo Date:  6/1/1979  Upload Date: 5/27/2014 1:33:37 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Signal,Passenger
Locomotives:  RTA 115(F40PH)
Views:  950   Comments: 2
RTA F40PH 116
Title:  RTA F40PH 116
Description:  Regional Transportation Authority F40PH 116 at Clybourn Avenue in Chicago, Illinois on an unknoown day in June 1979, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler.
Photo Date:  6/1/1979  Upload Date: 8/28/2018 12:35:35 AM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  RTA 116(F40PH)
Views:  256   Comments: 0
RTA F40PH 117
Title:  RTA F40PH 117
Description:  Regional Transportation Authority F40PH 117 at 18th Street in Chicago, Illinois on an unknown day in May 1979, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler.
Photo Date:  5/1/1979  Upload Date: 4/28/2014 1:59:52 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  RTA 117(F40PH)
Views:  374   Comments: 0
METX F40PH 117
Title:  METX F40PH 117
Description:  Metra F40PH 117 at Hanover Park, Illinois on August 18, 1987, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler.
Photo Date:  8/18/1987  Upload Date: 6/20/2014 11:56:10 AM
Location:  Hanover Park, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives:  METX 117(F40PH)
Views:  423   Comments: 0
RTA F40PH 118
Title:  RTA F40PH 118
Description:  Regional Transportation Authority F40PH 118 at Western Avenue in Chicago, Illinois on an unknoown day in October 1979, Ektachrome by Chuck Zeiler.
Photo Date:  10/1/1979  Upload Date: 8/28/2018 12:39:45 AM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  RTA 118(F40PH)
Views:  196   Comments: 0
RTA F40PH 118
Title:  RTA F40PH 118
Description:  Regional Transportation Authority F40PH 118 and West Suburban Mass Transit District F40C 49 at about Grand and California Avenues in Chicago, Illinois on May 25, 1982, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler. This was the former Milwaukee Road coach yard.
Photo Date:  5/25/1982  Upload Date: 9/20/2016 8:03:02 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  RTA 118(F40PH) MILW 49(F40C)
Views:  419   Comments: 0
RTA F40PH 119
Title:  RTA F40PH 119
Description:  Regional Transportation Authority F40PH 119 at 18th Street in Chicago, Illinois on an unknown day in May 1979, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler.
Photo Date:  5/1/1979  Upload Date: 8/21/2017 7:16:36 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  RTA 119(F40PH)
Views:  220   Comments: 0
RTA F40PH 122
Title:  RTA F40PH 122
Description:  Regional Transportation Authority F40PH 122 at Western Avenue in Chicago, Illinois on an unknown day in October 1979, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler.
Photo Date:  10/1/1979  Upload Date: 9/30/2016 4:52:24 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  RTA 122(F40PH)
Views:  240   Comments: 0
RTA F40PH 122
Title:  RTA F40PH 122
Description:  Regional Transportation Authority F40PH 122 at the CNW 40th Street Shops in Chicago, Illinois on an unknown day in December 1981, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler.
Photo Date:  12/1/1981  Upload Date: 4/28/2014 2:23:48 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  RTA 122(F40PH)
Views:  327   Comments: 0
RTA F40PH 123
Title:  RTA F40PH 123
Description:  Regional Transportation Authority F40PH 123 at Sacramento Avenue in Chicago, Illinois on an unknown day in December 1981, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler.
Photo Date:  12/1/1981  Upload Date: 6/10/2014 12:25:41 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  RTA 123(F40PH)
Views:  380   Comments: 0
RTA F40PH 124
Title:  RTA F40PH 124
Description:  Regional Transportation Authority F40PH 124 at Hanover Park on August 18, 1987, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler.
Photo Date:  8/18/1987  Upload Date: 6/10/2014 1:04:04 PM
Location:  Hanover Park, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  RTA 124(F40PH)
Views:  353   Comments: 1
RTA F40PH 125
Title:  RTA F40PH 125
Description:  Regional Transportation Authority F40PH 125 at about 35th Street in Chicago, Illinois on an unknown day in August 1979, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler. The building in the background was the Armour Institute (construction funded by Armour Packing Company), merged with the Lewis Institue in 1940 to form the Illinois Institute of Technology.
Photo Date:  8/1/1979  Upload Date: 7/3/2014 11:19:18 AM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  RTA 125(F40PH)
Views:  266   Comments: 0
RTA F40PH 126
Title:  RTA F40PH 126
Description:  Regional Transportation Authority F40PH 126 at La Salle Street Station in Chicago, Illinois on an unknown day in August 1979, Ektachrome by Chuck Zeiler.
Photo Date:  8/1/1979  Upload Date: 10/17/2018 11:55:06 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Station
Locomotives:  RTA 126(F40PH)
Views:  197   Comments: 0
RTA F40PH 126
Title:  RTA F40PH 126
Description:  Regional Transportation Authority F40PH 126 at 16th Street in Chicago, Illinois on July 6, 1984, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler. I'm sure the tree has been chopped down by now
Photo Date:  7/6/1984  Upload Date: 7/23/2014 12:40:47 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  RTA 126(F40PH)
Views:  375   Comments: 0
METX F40PH 126
Title:  METX F40PH 126
Description:  METX F40PH 126 on the South Shore at Randolph Street in Chicago, Illinois on April 8, 1986, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler.
Photo Date:  4/8/1986  Upload Date: 11/1/2014 6:11:04 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  RollingStock,Yard
Locomotives:  METX 126(F40PH)
Views:  642   Comments: 0
METX F40PH 126
Title:  METX F40PH 126
Description:  Metra F40PH 126 on the South Shore at the Randolph Street Station in Chicago, Illinois on November 13, 1986, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler.
Photo Date:  11/13/1986  Upload Date: 9/12/2016 7:44:29 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Station
Locomotives:  METX 126(F40PH)
Views:  307   Comments: 0
RTA F40PH 128
Title:  RTA F40PH 128
Description:  Regional Transportation Authority F40PH 128 and 131 waiting for a platform at the C&NW station in Chicago, Illinois on July 27, 1983, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler.
Photo Date:  7/27/1983  Upload Date: 7/23/2014 1:33:37 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  RTA 128(F40PH) RTA 131(F40PH)
Views:  346   Comments: 0
RTA F40PH 128
Title:  RTA F40PH 128
Description:  Regional Transportation Authority F40PH 128 at North Avenue Station in Chicago, Illinois on September 7, 1983, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler.
Photo Date:  9/7/1983  Upload Date: 10/18/2018 12:25:48 AM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  RTA 128(F40PH)
Views:  189   Comments: 0
RTA F40PH 129
Title:  RTA F40PH 129
Description:  Regional Transportation Authority F40PH 129 at Wheaton, Illinois on an unknown day in August 1981, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler. Watch your step, everybody in the cab is also watching.
Photo Date:  8/1/1981  Upload Date: 8/7/2014 12:39:05 PM
Location:  Wheaton, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Station,Passenger
Locomotives:  RTA 129(F40PH)
Views:  384   Comments: 0
RTA F40PH 129
Title:  RTA F40PH 129
Description:  Regional Transportation Authority F40PH 129 at about Webster Avenue in Chicago, Illinois on an unknown day in May 1982, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler.
Photo Date:  5/1/1982  Upload Date: 10/18/2018 1:20:38 AM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Bridge
Locomotives:  RTA 129(F40PH)
Views:  182   Comments: 0
METX F40PH 129
Title:  METX F40PH 129
Description:  METX F40PH 129 at Elmhurst, Illinois on July 17, 1987, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler.
Photo Date:  7/17/1987  Upload Date: 11/1/2014 6:13:15 PM
Location:  Elmhurst, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  METX 129(F40PH)
Views:  343   Comments: 0
RTA F40PH 130
Title:  RTA F40PH 130
Description:  Regional Transportation Authority F40PH 130 backing into the C&NW station in Chicago, Illinois on May 12, 1983, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler. The two single level cars were private cars owned and operated by Commuter Associates, Inc. for the exclusive use by their membership. The cost was 900 dollars a year plus the RTA monthly pass, pretty good deal if you lived in the northern suburbs of Chicago. The locomotive was named Richard D. Newland, and you might say, who the heck was that. This is what I found so far, from: http://www.railroad.net/forums/viewtopic.php?f=66&t=11941

In RTA’s beginning, two of the original suburban RTA board members - Richard Newland of Waukegan and Daniel Baldino of suburban Cook County.

And from the May 28, 1976 newspaper, THE DAILY HERALD: The suburban directors apparently blocked the budget transfer to demonstrate their power to hamstring RTA operations. Their action came after Chicago Mayor Richard J. Daley publicly attacked the suburbs for getting more than their share of the RTA pie. Richard D. Newland, board member from Waukegan, said the suburban directors won their point and now are willing to compromise. 'I think we can work that out', Newland said. 'We certainly don't want anyone to work for nothing '. The RTA staff also announced a new regional fare structure cannot go into effect until Sept 1.

And this from the June 30, 1975 RTA Annual Report: RICHARD D. NEWLAND Mr. Newland, the president of the Bank of Waukegan, represents the five outlying counties served by RTA. He left a promising professional baseball career (Cincinnati Reds) in 1951 to enter the University of Wisconsin School of Banking. A native of Iowa, Mr. Newland received his bachelors degree from Drake University. He is active in Lake County civic affairs, serving 10 years as an officer of the YMCA and as a director of the Waukegan School Board. He has also been comptroller of the North Shore Sanitary District. As temporary treasurer of the RTA, Mr. Newland has added to RTA working capital through prudent investment of funds. His term expires June 30, 1978.

Photo Date:  5/12/1983  Upload Date: 8/7/2014 2:05:19 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Roster,Signal,Passenger
Locomotives:  RTA 130(F40PH)
Views:  958   Comments: 0
RTA F40PH 131
Title:  RTA F40PH 131
Description:  Regional Transportation Authority F40PH 131 departing the Clybourn Avenue station in Chicago, Illinois on August 18, 1982, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler.
Photo Date:  8/18/1982  Upload Date: 8/26/2014 11:35:11 AM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  RTA 131(F40PH)
Views:  262   Comments: 1
RTA F40PH 132
Title:  RTA F40PH 132
Description:  Regional Transportation Authority F40PH 132 pushing at Keeler Avenue (aka 40th Street Shops) on September 4, 1982, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler. In the background, left to right, C&NW 503, 400, 406, 413.
Photo Date:  9/4/1982  Upload Date: 9/17/2014 12:09:52 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  RTA 132(F40PH) CNW 503(E9BA) CNW 400(F7A) CNW 406(F7A) CNW 413(F7A)
Views:  1222   Comments: 0


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