Tuesday, July 17, 2007

Chicago Surface Lines car # 144 stopping for passengers. The Illinois Railway Museum. Union Illinois USA. August 2006.

Chicago Surface Lines 1908 built Pullman Standard electric streetcar, is seen coming to a stop on the museum's demonstration trolley loop.

The 1908 big pullmans like car # 144, operated on several CSL and later CTA trolley lines such as the Route # 52 Kedzie California Avenue and the Route # 56 Milwaukee Avenue lines.

Car # 144 ran in regular service until May of 1954, but was kept on the roster for special
fantrip charters until the end of CTA streetcar
service in June of 1958.

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