Preservation

Another Milestone

There was a time, not so long ago really, in February 2013 when we started writing this blog, and we had practically no readers. It seemed that, no matter how good the posts were (and some of the early posts… Read More ›

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 ›

A Desire Named “Streetcar”

Chances are, you are familiar with the “Streetcar Named Desire,” which hailed from New Orleans and furnished a wonderful title for a Tennessee Williams play. Here, we present a different streetcar named “Desire,” in a series of mysterious pictures taken… Read More ›

CERA News for 10-26-2014

Here’s something you don’t see every day… a cat riding on a CTA “L” train. Looks like this couple takes their cat everywhere they go. (Blue Line, October 22, 2014) CERA News for 10-26-2014 We wish to thank everyone who… Read More ›