A couple decades before Millennium Park would bury this scene underground, fifty-year-old South Shore MUs wait out the midday lull at Randolph Street Station in Chicago.
Elderly South Shore Line interurbans that have passed their fiftieth year in service wait out the midday traffic lull at the old Randolph Street Station in Chicago. This open-air area was complete... (more)
When Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District (South Shore Line) was short of cars, a Metra train was borrowed. On weekdays it came in from Michigan City in the morning and went back in ... (more)
These new cars were purchased by the Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District (NICTD). They were built by Nippon Sharyo in 1982.
The South Shore's station was about 20 feet above and south of the IC's (RTA's) and in the open instead of under the Prudential Building.
The ace, numeral 1. The tracks in the foreground lead to the IC's under the Purdential Building station. The South Shore's platforms are still wood.
This is the northern (downtown) terminal.
South Shore train 504 prepares to depart Randolph Street Station.
A pair of South Shore trainsets wait for boarding at Randolph Street Station.
Engineer's cab in one of first two new cars for Metra Electric District on display at official unveiling for press and dignitaries.
First two new cars for Metra Electric District on display at official unveiling for press and dignitaries.