This photo was taken at BOB OWEN'S WHISTLE STOP MUSEUM.. Bob purchased the former Washington, Michigan GRAND TRUNK station. He operated a sign painting business in the freight section of the stat... (more)
John's first morning in Milwaukee, Sept. 3, 1955, with Bill Rosenberg to attend the NRHS Convention that year. They just got off an Electroliner in from Chicago, and take a few shots around the te... (more)
Silverliner 251 leads a North Shore train past East Union depot at the Illinois Railway Museum
A northbound train stops at Great Lakes depot. This is a highly cropped version of a broader scene, which explains the grain. But I like the cropped version because it highlights the people, and t... (more)
I spent one day chasing the North Shore, riding from the Loop to Great Lakes and walking between the Great Lakes station and Pettibone yard. This is a Chicago bound train on the Skokie Valley lin... (more)
A home-road boxed in Fairmont speeder contrasts with one of the two greatest speedsters in USA interurban history. On the Chicago, North Shore & Milwaukee, Electroliner MU 803-804 did 5 round trip... (more)
This St Louis Car built multiple unit is the No. 801-802 Electroliner, one of two sets built for the Chicago, North Shore & Milwaukee Railroad in 1941. These unique turquoise and salmon painted se... (more)
January, 21, 1963 I will remember forever. I was at home in Rye, New York and I read in the New York Times that it was the last day of operation of the Chicago, North Shore and Milwaukee Railroad.... (more)
Contained banks of batteries for switching industrial sidings without overhead.
Out in the cornfields of northern Illinois, two beautifully restored North Shore interurbans zoom past at Johnson siding, on the Illinois Railway Museum's demonstration railroad.
In preparation for the July 4th Trolley Pageant, a five car North Shore train was put together. Here, it is seen on the car line stopped at Depot Street.
Chicago, North Shore & Milwaukee 727 is a window to the past, when interurban trains criss-crossed Iowa. This car is used occasionally over the rails of the Iowa Traction Railroad of Emery, Iowa.... (more)