Northeast

Giving Thanks – Part 2

In this Thanksgiving post, we are grateful for the North Shore Line, that fabled interurban that sped between Chicago and Milwaukee, giving faithful service right up until the early morning hours of January 21, 1963. Central Electric Railfans’ Association had… Read More ›

Seashore Contest Answers

Editor’s Note: Frank Hicks is our contest winner.  Here is his winning submission: Interesting post, and interesting contest!  I’ll take a stab at it… 1 – This is the Northampton Station off of the Boston elevated in downtown Boston.  It… Read More ›

A Visit to Boston

Boston’s public transit system has seen many changes since my first visit there in 1967, but the variety of equipment operated there means it’s always worth a trip. Boston pioneered the use of color-coded transit lines, but unlike Chicago’s, their… Read More ›

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 ›

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 ›