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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 ›

On a Personal Note

FYI, as of November 11th, I have stepped down from the CERA Board, the position of president, and the archivist for CERA. My personal health has caused me to take these actions as well as the declining health of my… Read More ›

CTA Retires the 2400s

Videos of CTA 2400-series “L” cars in Orange Line service on June 17, 2014.  (CERA Archives) CTA Retires Last Of 2400-Series Train Cars Built In 1970s November 3, 2014 7:34 AM CHICAGO (CBS) – The CTA is marking another milestone… Read More ›