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CERA Used Book Exchange – List #4

This month, our used book list is entirely made up of original Electric Railway Historical Society publications, printed between 1952 and 1967. We are selling the extra copies we accumulated while working on the Complete ERHS Collection DVD project. These… Read More ›

Even More Skokie Swift Photos

Good vibrations from the CTA’s rare operation of the historic 4000-series cars on the Skokie Swift continue to reverberate in the railfan community. Today, we are sharing some more great photos of last week’s event, which celebrated the 50th anniversary… Read More ›

The Complete ERHS Collection

Early CERA bulletins were generally very short in length, some just a single sheet of paper, but gradually grew longer over the years. Late in World War II, the Trolley Sparks periodical, started in 1944 by Barney Neuberger, was brought… Read More ›

CERA News for March 2, 2014

John Marton Visitation and Funeral Information In an earlier post, we reported on the death of CERA Director and longtime member John A. Marton.  The visitation takes place today, with interment tomorrow.  There will be a Masonic funeral service at… Read More ›