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 ›

Kenosha Streetcar Day

Kenosha’s streetcar loop is about an hour’s drive from Chicago, and is always worth a visit. Last Saturday, September 6th, Kenosha Area Transit celebrated Kenosha Streetcar Day, as they have annually for some years. All the cars were running, and… Read More ›

IRM To Restore the Electroliner

Today, we have a “guest” article by CERA Member Tom Sharratt, who is an active volunteer at the Illinois Railway Museum: IRM TO RESTORE ELECTROLINER IN TIME FOR ITS 75TH ANNIVERSARY The story of the North Shore Line’s Electroliners is well… Read More ›

Indiana Railroad – Part 2

This is the second of a two-part series on the fabled Indiana Railroad interurban network, which operated electric passenger service from 1930-41, but had roots going back to the early 1900s in the various predecessor companies that were joined to… Read More ›