Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Chicago & Joliet Electric Railroad lightweight interurban streetcar # 242 at the Archer and Cicero Avenue east terminal. Chicago Illinois. Robert V. Melhenbeck photograph.

Photographed the year prior to abandonment in 1934.
This terminal at South Archer and Cicero Avenues, was at the
eastern edge of Chicago's Garfield Ridge neighborhood.
This electric interurban railroad, transferred passengers to
and from the Chicago Surface Lines electric streetcar on
the CSL Route # 62 / Archer Avenue line.
This rail line, operated between this terminal at South
Archer and Cicero Avenues, and terminated on Jefferson
Street in downtown Joliet Illinois.
Stops were made in Summit, Justice, Willow Springs,
Lemont, Lockport and Joliet Illinois.

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