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Chuck Zeiler's Collection
 
7/15/2024
 
 
 
 
 
By:Chuck Zeiler
Dates:2/4/1977 - 2/4/1990
Album Info:Photos of the CTA in and around Chicago between 1964 and 1990.
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CTA Shhhicago S-1
Title:  CTA Shhhicago S-1
Description:  Chicago Transit Authority S-1 at the Des Plaines station (now the Blue Line) in Forest Park , Illinois on May 23, 1973, Ektachrome by Chuck Zeiler. I was the rear car of a fan trip (note photographers on the platform in the background) featuring S-1 Shhhicago, S-368, S-369, 4409 and 4410. Number S-1 was former 4358, converted to MOW service in May 1972. Abrasive stones were held in steel carriers supported by guides located between the wheels of one truck. Two air cylinders lowered the guide and maintained pressure to achieve contact while grinding. The grinding stones could be replaced manually from inside the car through an access hole cut into the floor of the car, covered by plexiglass. The S-1 was a control trailer, though rarely operated at the rear of the train. It was rebuilt again in 1976 to operated with 6000 series cab-signaled equipment.
Photo Date:  5/23/1973  Upload Date: 11/12/2014 11:37:10 AM
Location:  Forest Park, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Transit
Locomotives:  CTA 4358(Electric M.U.)
Views:  376   Comments: 0
CTA Single Car
Title:  CTA Single Car
Description:  One of the Chicago Transit Authority single cars in the 1-49 number series arriving at Linden Avenue in Wilmette, Illinois on an unknown day in November 1976, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler. It appears that a lot of coasting was required to negotiate this yard.
Photo Date:  11/1/1976  Upload Date: 11/12/2014 10:29:59 AM
Location:  Wilmette, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Transit
Locomotives:  CTA UNKNOWN(Electric M.U.)
Views:  290   Comments: 1
CTA Single Car
Title:  CTA Single Car
Description:  Chicago Transit Authority single car ( number unknown ) at Central Street in Evanston, Illinois on an unknown day in March 1979, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler.
Photo Date:  3/1/1979  Upload Date: 10/30/2018 8:44:28 PM
Location:  Evanston, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives:  CTA 40(Electric M.U.)
Views:  145   Comments: 0
CTA 1
Title:  CTA 1
Description:  Chicago Transit Authority 4271, 4272, and 1 on the Loop at abut Armitage Avenue in Chicago, Illinois on an unknown day in October 1981, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler. This was a fan trip sponsored by the Central Electric Railfans' Association (CERA).
Photo Date:  10/1/1981  Upload Date: 11/1/2016 6:09:48 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives:  CTA 1(UNKNOWN)
Views:  274   Comments: 1
CTA 1
Title:  CTA 1
Description:  Chicago Transit Authority 4271, 4272, and 1 on the Douglas Park ( Pink ) Line at about 53rd Avenue in Cicero, Illinois on an unknown day in October 1981, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler. This was a fan trip sponsored by the Central Electric Railfans' Association (CERA).
Photo Date:  10/1/1981  Upload Date: 11/30/2016 5:45:52 PM
Location:  Cicero, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives:  CTA 1(UNKNOWN)
Views:  278   Comments: 1
CTA 1
Title:  CTA 1
Description:  Chicago Transit Authority 4271, 4272, and 1 on the Loop at La Salle and Lake Streets in Chicago, Illinois on an unknown day in October 1981, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler. This was a fan trip sponsored by the Central Electric Railfans' Association (CERA).
Photo Date:  10/1/1981  Upload Date: 5/18/2015 1:25:04 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives:  CTA 1(UNKNOWN) CTA 4272(Electric M.U.) CTA 4271(Electric M.U.)
Views:  419   Comments: 0
CTA 1
Title:  CTA 1
Description:  Chicago Transit Authority 4271, 4272, and 1 on the Loop at Randolph and Wabash in Chicago, Illinois on February 28, 1983, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler. This was a fan trip sponsored by the Central Electric Railfans' Association (CERA).
Photo Date:  2/28/1983  Upload Date: 12/22/2017 4:43:35 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives:  CTA 1(UNKNOWN)
Views:  183   Comments: 0
CTA 3
Title:  CTA 3
Description:  Chicago Transit Authority 3 at Skokie, Illinois on April 20, 1965, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler. Car 3 was built by the Saint Louis Car Company in 1950 using components salvaged from PCC cars. This was the northern terminal of the Skokie Swift and car 3 is seen changing ends, thus both pans are up. Four cars were chosen for the initial operation of the line (1-4) and car 4 received the pans first, custom built at the CTA's Skokie Shops. Tests revealed that the pans would not maintain contact with the overhead wire at speed, so airfoils, designed by George Krambles, were built at the shops, installed on car 2, tested and adjusted, factoring in prior tests done on the Illinois Terminal. The actual design was basically two standard trolley poles with their spring bases mounted parallel and joined by a light frame supporting a pantograph bow. A roof-mounted motor-driven retriever handles the trolley rope and a solenoid latch holds the pan down when desired. The tendency of wind pressure to push the pan down at speeds in excess of 35 mph is offset by the lift produced by the airfoil installed between the poles below the bow. While a pantograph concievably could have done the job, at the time the existing pantographs available either in the USA or abroad did not meet the extreme conditions of 22 foot high wire, low car roof, and weight limit permissible on the light roofs of the cars. Stools under small, light pantographs would not have met clearance limitations at shop doors and overpasses.
Photo Date:  4/20/1965  Upload Date: 10/15/2014 12:31:32 PM
Location:  Skokie, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Transit
Locomotives:  CTA 3(Electric M.U.)
Views:  603   Comments: 2
CTA 9
Title:  CTA 9
Description:  Chicago Transit Authority 9 at O'Hare Airport on March 17, 1985, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler.
Photo Date:  3/17/1985  Upload Date: 10/30/2018 8:31:19 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives:  CTA 9(Electric M.U.)
Views:  184   Comments: 0
CTA 10
Title:  CTA 10
Description:  Chicago Transit Authority 10 on a fan trip at the Des Plaines Station in Forest Park, Illinois on September 29, 1985, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler.
Photo Date:  9/29/1985  Upload Date: 7/20/2015 12:39:54 PM
Location:  Forest Park, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Transit
Locomotives:  CTA 10(Electric M.U.)
Views:  292   Comments: 0
CTA 10
Title:  CTA 10
Description:  Chicago Transit Authority 10 on a fan trip at Armitage in Chicago, Illinois on September 29, 1985, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler.
Photo Date:  9/29/1985  Upload Date: 12/22/2017 5:37:17 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Transit
Locomotives:  CTA 10(Electric M.U.)
Views:  254   Comments: 0
CTA 10
Title:  CTA 10
Description:  Chicago Transit Authority 10 on a fan trip at the Chicago Avenue Station in Chicago, Illinois on September 29, 1985, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler.
Photo Date:  9/29/1985  Upload Date: 7/20/2015 12:03:27 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Transit
Locomotives:  CTA 10(Electric M.U.)
Views:  305   Comments: 0
CTA 19
Title:  CTA 19
Description:  Chicago Transit Authority 19 crossing Maple Avenue and arriving at Linden Avenue Terminal in Wilmette, Illinois on an unknown day in January 1981, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler.
Photo Date:  1/1/1981  Upload Date: 6/3/2015 11:23:01 AM
Location:  Wilmette, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Transit
Locomotives:  CTA 19(Electric M.U.)
Views:  342   Comments: 0
CTA 28
Title:  CTA 28
Description:  Chicago Transit Authority 28 at La Salle and Lake Streets in Chicago, Illinois on October 17, 1966, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler.
Photo Date:  10/17/1966  Upload Date: 5/4/2015 1:55:21 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Transit
Locomotives:  CTA 28(Electric M.U.)
Views:  373   Comments: 0
CTA 30
Title:  CTA 30
Description:  Chicago Transit Authority 30 at Skokie, Illinois on an unknown day in January 1981, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler.
Photo Date:  1/1/1981  Upload Date: 11/1/2016 6:25:37 PM
Location:  Skokie, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Transit
Locomotives:  CTA 30(Electric M.U.)
Views:  316   Comments: 0
CTA Bicenennial 30
Title:  CTA Bicenennial 30
Description:  Chicago Transit Authority 30 departing at Skokie, Illinois on an unknown day in January 1981, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler. The following is from http://www.chicago-l.org/operations/lines/yellow.html :

In early 2007, another remnant of the North Shore Line was removed from the Yellow Line. Over the weekend of February 17-18, 2007, Dempster Tower was demolished. The interlocking tower, which stood approximately 300 feet south of the Skokie station platforms, once controlled the junction between the Skokie Valley main line tracks and the spur to the stub platform behind the old Dempster station where Chicago Rapid Transit Niles Center branch "L" trains terminated. The tower was last used in revenue service in March 1948, when the CTA suspended "L" service on the Niles Center branch and the stub platform was no longer used. The masonry tower, whose design complimented the historic Dempster station, stood dormant for the six decades thereafter.

Photo Date:  1/1/1981  Upload Date: 6/3/2015 12:08:56 PM
Location:  Skokie, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Transit
Locomotives:  CTA 30(Electric M.U.)
Views:  375   Comments: 0
CTA 36
Title:  CTA 36
Description:  Chicago Transit Authority 36 on a fan trip at Howard Street in Chicago, Illinois on an unknown day in March 1979, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler.
Photo Date:  3/1/1979  Upload Date: 6/3/2015 1:05:06 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Transit
Locomotives:  CTA 36(Electric M.U.)
Views:  299   Comments: 0
CTA 51
Title:  CTA 51
Description:  Chicago Transit Authority 51 on a fan trip at Kostner Avenue in Skokie, Illinois on October 25, 1964, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler. As I recall, a temporary wooden staircase was built to allow passengers on and off at locations without platforms, which had to be loaded manually through the back door.
Photo Date:  10/25/1964  Upload Date: 4/2/2013 4:21:35 PM
Location:  Skokie, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Transit
Locomotives:  CTA 51(Electric M.U.)
Views:  582   Comments: 1
CTA 51
Title:  CTA 51
Description:  Chicago Transit Authority 51 on a fan trip at Skokie, Illinois on October 25, 1964, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler.
Photo Date:  10/25/1964  Upload Date: 5/4/2015 3:17:12 PM
Location:  Skokie, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Transit
Locomotives:  CTA 51(Electric M.U.)
Views:  345   Comments: 0
CTA 51
Title:  CTA 51
Description:  Chicago Transit Authority 51 on a fan trip at Skokie, Illinois on October 25, 1964, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler.
Photo Date:  10/25/1964  Upload Date: 2/26/2017 11:09:04 AM
Location:  Skokie, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Transit
Locomotives:  CTA 51(Electric M.U.)
Views:  290   Comments: 1
CTA 53
Title:  CTA 53
Description:  Chicago Transit Authority 53 on a fan trip at Armitage on May 28, 1973, Ektachrome by Chuck Zeiler.
Photo Date:  5/28/1973  Upload Date: 12/1/2014 12:45:35 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Transit
Locomotives:  CTA 53(Electric M.U.)
Views:  301   Comments: 0
CTA 53
Title:  CTA 53
Description:  Chicago Transit Authority 53 on a fan trip at La Salle and Lake on the Loop in Chicago, Illinois on May 28, 1973, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler. I believe the gentleman with his back to the train was George Krambles, Executive Director of the CTA.
Photo Date:  5/28/1973  Upload Date: 6/17/2015 1:28:17 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Transit
Locomotives:  CTA 53(Electric M.U.)
Views:  317   Comments: 0
CTA 53
Title:  CTA 53
Description:  Chicago Transit Authority 53 at LaSalle and Lake in Chicago, Illinois on May 28, 1973, Ektachrome by Chuck Zeiler. This was a CERA-sponsored fan trip featuring 53, one of the single cars, and a pair of the early 6000 series cars with twin headlights.
Photo Date:  5/28/1973  Upload Date: 4/10/2014 12:35:32 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Transit
Locomotives:  CTA 53(Electric M.U.)
Views:  359   Comments: 0
CTA 53
Title:  CTA 53
Description:  Chicago Transit Authority 53 at La Salle and Lake on the Loop in Chicago, Illinois on May 28, 1973, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler. This was a CERA-sponsored fan trip featuring 53, one of the single cars, and a pair of the early 6000 series cars with paired headlights. I believe the gentleman on the right with his back to the train was George Krambles, Executive Director of the CTA.
Photo Date:  5/28/1973  Upload Date: 5/7/2016 7:44:41 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Transit
Locomotives:  CTA 53(Electric M.U.)
Views:  282   Comments: 0
CTA 54
Title:  CTA 54
Description:  Chicago Transit Authority 54, named JOHN PAUL JONES, on a fan trip at about Crawford Avenue in Skokie, Illinois on an unknown day in March 1979, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler. Number 54 was built in 1948 by the Saint Louis Car Company as 5004, renumbered to 54 in 1966 for service on the Skokie Swift, repainted in 1975 for the Bicentennial. Number 75 was trailing.
Photo Date:  3/1/1979  Upload Date: 5/13/2015 1:28:37 PM
Location:  Skokie, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Transit
Locomotives:  CTA 54(Electric M.U.)
Views:  360   Comments: 0
CTA 75
Title:  CTA 75
Description:  Chicago Transit Authority 75, named PAUL REVERE, on a fan trip at Central Street in Evanston, Illinois on an unknown day in March 1979, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler. Number 75 was built in 1947 by Pullman Standard as 52, was overhauled in 1974 and renumbered 75 for the Bicentennial. Number 54 was trailing.
Photo Date:  3/1/1979  Upload Date: 5/13/2015 12:51:22 PM
Location:  Evanston, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Transit
Locomotives:  CTA 75(ACMU)
Views:  388   Comments: 0
CTA S-219
Title:  CTA S-219
Description:  Chicago Transit Authority S-219 at Douglas Park (Pink Line) terminal in Cicero, Illinois on March 7, 1965, Ektachrome by Chuck Zeiler.
Photo Date:  3/7/1965  Upload Date: 2/11/2015 1:06:21 PM
Location:  Cicero, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Transit
Locomotives:  CTA S219(MOW Trolley)
Views:  390   Comments: 0
CTA S-328
Title:  CTA S-328
Description:  Chicago Transit Authority work motor S-328 at Des Plaines terminal in Forest Park, Illinois on October 25, 1964, Ektachrome by Chuck Zeiler. Number S-328 was built between 1898 and 1901 as a trailer coach, motorized by the Chicago Elevated Railroad in 1913 and numbered 1792, converted to work motor S-328 (second) in December 1958, retired and scrapped in 1969.
Photo Date:  10/25/1964  Upload Date: 11/12/2014 12:51:25 PM
Location:  Forest Park, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Transit
Locomotives:  CTA S-328(MOW Trolley)
Views:  381   Comments: 0
CTA S-332
Title:  CTA S-332
Description:  Chicago Transit Authority S-332 in the lower yard at 63rd Street in Chicago, Illinois on March 14, 1965, Ektachrome by Chuck Zeiler. The number 1753 can be seen in the upper window behind the first side door. Number 1753 was built in 1906 by the Jewett Car Company of Newark, Ohio for the Northwestern Elevated Railroad Company of Chicago, one of 34 motor cars ordered. The cars were numbered 735-768, later renumbered to 1735-1768. In 1928 the two GE traction motors were replaced with Westinghouse motors and control equipment. In 1957 1753 was converted to work motor S-332, rebuilt to Derrick Car S-332 in 1965, equipped with 6000 series couplers in November 1975.
Photo Date:  3/14/1965  Upload Date: 4/9/2014 1:35:14 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Transit
Locomotives:  CTA 1753(Electric M.U.) CTA S-332(MOW Trolley)
Views:  435   Comments: 0
CTA S-338
Title:  CTA S-338
Description:  Chicago Transit Authority S-338 at the 63rd Street yard in Chicago, Illinois on March 14, 1965, Ektachrome by Chuck Zeiler. Number S-338 was built in 1900-01 for the Chicago Elevated Railway as a 1200 series trailer coach, motorized by the CTA in 1950 and numbered 1813, became CTA S-338 in January 1958, retired and scrapped in May 1968.
Photo Date:  3/14/1965  Upload Date: 5/15/2014 2:58:10 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Transit
Locomotives:  CTA S-338(MOW Trolley)
Views:  359   Comments: 0
CTA S-339
Title:  CTA S-339
Description:  Chicago Transit Authority S-339 at the 63rd Street yard in Chicago, Illinois on March 14, 1965, Ektachrome by Chuck Zeiler. Number S-339 was built between 1900-1901 by either ACF or Saint Louis as a 1200 series trailer coach. It was rebuilt by the CTA in 1950, motorized and renumbered 1814. In January 1958 it was converted to a work motor and renumbered S-339, retired and scrapped in December 1967.
Photo Date:  3/14/1965  Upload Date: 6/3/2014 1:04:56 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Transit
Locomotives:  CTA S-339(MOW Trolley)
Views:  383   Comments: 0
CTA S-340
Title:  CTA S-340
Description:  Chicago Transit Authority S-340 in the lower yard at 63rd Street in Chicago, Illinois on March 14, 1965, Ektachrome by Chuck Zeiler.
Photo Date:  3/14/1965  Upload Date: 4/7/2014 2:40:59 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Transit
Locomotives:  CTA S-340(MOW Trolley)
Views:  349   Comments: 0
CTA S-342
Title:  CTA S-342
Description:  Chicago Transit Authority S-342 at the 63rd Street yard in Chicago, Illinois on March 14, 1965, Ektachrome by Chuck Zeiler. This was originally a passenger car built by Jewett.
Photo Date:  3/14/1965  Upload Date: 6/3/2014 3:21:28 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Transit
Locomotives:  CTA S-342(MOW Trolley)
Views:  347   Comments: 0
CTA S-343
Title:  CTA S-343
Description:  Chicago Transit Authority S-343 at the 63rd Street yard in Chicago, Illinois on March 14, 1965, Ektachrome by Chuck Zeiler.
Photo Date:  3/14/1965  Upload Date: 5/15/2014 1:41:35 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Transit
Locomotives:  CTA S-343(Steeple Cab)
Views:  389   Comments: 0
CTA S-417
Title:  CTA S-417
Description:  Chicago Transit Authority S-417 and S-418 at Forest Park, Illinois on an unknown day in March 1980, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler. Chicago experienced a significant snow storm during January 1979 and the CTA had no snow fighting equipment. This was the response and it's unlikely this equipment ever saw any snow fighting work after the conversion. The rails this equipment was parked on were built for the Chicago Aurora & Elgin Railroad's access to the CTA's Forest Park terminal, but the CA&E was abandon before that plan was implemented.
Photo Date:  3/1/1980  Upload Date: 5/13/2015 11:53:55 AM
Location:  Forest Park, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Transit
Locomotives:  CTA S-417(Electric M.U.)
Views:  436   Comments: 0
CTA S-418
Title:  CTA S-418
Description:  Chicago Transit Authority Snowfighter S-418 at Forest Park, Illinois on an unknown day in November 1981, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler.
Photo Date:  11/1/1981  Upload Date: 7/13/2015 10:33:04 AM
Location:  Forest Park, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Transit
Locomotives:  CTA S-418(Electric M.U.)
Views:  283   Comments: 0
CTA S-606
Title:  CTA S-606
Description:  Chicago Transit Authority S-606 at Demster Street in Skokie, Illinois on October 25, 1964, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler. It would be nice to identify these five gentlemen. Please leave a comment if any of these guys look like someone with a name to you.
Photo Date:  10/25/1964  Upload Date: 4/6/2015 2:58:33 PM
Location:  Skokie, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Transit
Locomotives:  CTA S-606(MOW Trolley)
Views:  361   Comments: 0
CTA S-606
Title:  CTA S-606
Description:  Chicago Transit Authority S-606 at Dempster Street in Skokie, Illinois on October 25, 1964, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler. The car was built in 1923 for the Chicago North Shore & Milwaukee Railroad as line car 606 by the Cincinnati Car Company. The CTA purchased the car in 1963 upon the cessation of North Shore Line service and rebuilt it. Yes, that is a step-ladder on the roof of the line car.
Photo Date:  10/25/1964  Upload Date: 5/8/2013 12:19:53 PM
Location:  Skokie, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Roster,Transit
Locomotives:  CTA S-606(MOW Trolley)
Views:  509   Comments: 0
CTA 2000
Title:  CTA 2000
Description:  Unidentified Pullman-built 2000 series cars at Pulaski Road on an unknown day in November 1964, Ektachrome by Chuck Zeiler. At the time of this photo, the center track was used for rush hour storage.
Photo Date:  11/1/1964  Upload Date: 3/22/2014 11:15:50 AM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Transit
Locomotives:  CTA 2000s(ACMU)
Views:  380   Comments: 0
CTA 2000s
Title:  CTA 2000s
Description:  Unidentified Chicago Transit Authority 2000 series Pullman in the Skokie Shops on an unknown day in July 1981, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler.
Photo Date:  7/1/1981  Upload Date: 8/12/2015 12:53:57 PM
Location:  Skokie, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Transit
Locomotives:  CTA 2000s(ACMU)
Views:  237   Comments: 0
CTA 2005
Title:  CTA 2005
Description:  Chicago Transit Authority 2005 at 61st Street in Chico, Illinois on March 17, 1985, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler. Number 2069 is also seen on the left side.
Photo Date:  3/17/1985  Upload Date: 9/11/2015 10:34:45 AM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Transit
Locomotives:  CTA 2005(ACMU) CTA 2069(ACMU)
Views:  444   Comments: 0
CTA 2014
Title:  CTA 2014
Description:  Chicago Transit Authority Pullman Standard 2014 at Pulaski Road on the Lake Street Elevated on October 25, 1964, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler. At the time of this photo the center track was used for mid-day and weekend storage of rush hour trains.
Photo Date:  10/25/1964  Upload Date: 7/3/2013 1:30:34 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Transit
Locomotives:  CTA 2014(ACMU)
Views:  383   Comments: 0
CTA 2022
Title:  CTA 2022
Description:  Chicago Transit Authority 2022 near Monroe and Wabash in Chicago, Illinois on February 28, 1983, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler.
Photo Date:  2/28/1983  Upload Date: 10/14/2015 12:10:48 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Transit
Locomotives:  CTA 2022(ACMU)
Views:  236   Comments: 0
CTA 2024
Title:  CTA 2024
Description:  Chicago Transit Authority Pullman 2024 crossing the Chicago River at Lake Street on October 17, 1966, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler. The bridge pictured was built in 1916 by Ketler-Elliott Company of Chicago, Illinois, engineering and design by the City of Chicago. It replaced a swing bridge which was kept in service while the bascule bridge (pictured) was built around it. The first documented bridge at Lake Street was built of wood in 1849. This bridge was rebuilt by N. Chapin in 1859, rebuilt by Fox and Howard as a wood/iron combination bridge. In 1885, an iron bridge was built by the Detroit Bridge Company. The 1885-bult bridge was converted into a double-deck bridge in 1893. More information at this address: http://historicbridges.org/bridges/browser/?bridgebrowser=truss/lake/
Photo Date:  10/17/1966  Upload Date: 9/11/2015 12:04:51 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Bridge,Transit
Locomotives:  CTA 2024(ACMU)
Views:  276   Comments: 0
CTA 2108
Title:  CTA 2108
Description:  Chicago Transit Authority 2108 near Randolph and Wabash in Chicago, Illinois on an unknown day in March 1980, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler. The prominent building on the right was known as the Jeweler's Building, also known as 35 East Wacker Drive. It was originally designed and built in the 1920's as a high tech office tower for jewelers. The lower 23 floors were serviced by automobile elevators that, for security reasons, transported the tenant, their jewels, and their car directly up to the office floor. Changing times reduced the utility of this machinery and the elevator shafts were subsequently filled in. At the time of its construction, 35 East Wacker Drive was the tallest building west of New York City. It is easily distinguished on the Chicago skyline by its "wedding cake" shape and the water towers visible at the four corners of the first set back (part of the original fire suppression system - now decommissioned). The top of the Building is a large dome which was originally a restaurant (currently the showroom of architect Helmut Jahn) and it is said to have been frequented by Al Capone during Prohibition. The Building is designated a Chicago landmark.
Photo Date:  3/1/1980  Upload Date: 10/14/2015 12:43:38 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Transit
Locomotives:  CTA 2108(ACMU)
Views:  317   Comments: 0
CTA 2129
Title:  CTA 2129
Description:  Chicago Transit Authority 2129 at Pulaski Road in Chicago, Illinois on October 25, 1964, Ektachrome by Chuck Zeiler. This train was a CERA fan trip, seen on the ramp from the elevated to ground level. Once on the ground, the track made a 180 degree turn and headed back under the elevated track. There was a shop building on the other side of Lake Street. To reach the shops, the train would coast across Lake Street and into the shops as there was no third rail or trolley wire to power the train across the street. If the train didn't make it across, the CTA had 'stingers', wooden poles with a contact on one end of each pole and a cable between the poles. One pole would be touched to a power source (3rd rail) and the other pole would be touched to the third rail pickup shoe, effectively, jumper cables.
Photo Date:  10/25/1964  Upload Date: 3/22/2014 11:47:54 AM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Transit
Locomotives:  CTA 2129(ACMU)
Views:  333   Comments: 0
CTA 2129
Title:  CTA 2129
Description:  CTA Pullman-built 2129 at Forest Park, Illinois on October 25, 1964, Ektachrome by Chuck Zeiler.
Photo Date:  10/25/1964  Upload Date: 3/22/2014 1:06:22 PM
Location:  Forest Park, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Transit
Locomotives:  CTA 2129(ACMU)
Views:  351   Comments: 0
CTA 2130
Title:  CTA 2130
Description:  Chicago Transit Authority 2130 at Western Avenue on the Milwaukee Route (now called the Blue Line) in Chicago, Illinois on October 25, 1964, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler. This was a fan trip sponsored by the Central Electric Railfans' Association using a pair of the newly-delivered Pullman cars. The trip operated between regular trains, so the plan was to get close to the train in front, stop at the station and let us off. To get this shot you walked (quickly) off the platform at the right, down and around to the platform on the other side, got your shot and headed back to the train so as not to delay the train following, maybe 15-30 minutes..
Photo Date:  10/25/1964  Upload Date: 5/7/2013 2:06:42 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Transit
Locomotives:  CTA 2130(ACMU)
Views:  414   Comments: 0
CTA 2141
Title:  CTA 2141
Description:  Chicago Transit Authority 2141 on the Loop at State and Lake in Chicago, Illinois on an unknown day in September 1980, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler.
Photo Date:  9/1/1980  Upload Date: 8/12/2015 12:23:56 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Transit
Locomotives:  CTA 2141(ACMU)
Views:  252   Comments: 0
CTA 2175
Title:  CTA 2175
Description:  Chicago Transit Authority 2175 at Loomis Street in Chicago, Illinois on June 27, 1965, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler.
Photo Date:  6/27/1965  Upload Date: 5/3/2014 12:44:10 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Transit
Locomotives:  CTA 2175(ACMU)
Views:  440   Comments: 1


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