CHICAGO SURFACE LINES LINKING CHICAGO'S NEIGHBORHOODS VOL 2

CHICAGO SURFACE LINES LINKING CHICAGO'S NEIGHBORHOODS VOL 2

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Part Number:124291

New Book

Expected Release Date:

May
Richard Begley, George Kanary and Walter Keevil 100  pages softcover

Building upon the success of Dispatch 8, Chicago Surface Lines: Linking Chicago's Neighborhoods, Dispatch 9 covers 26 streetcar lines in the 1945-1958 period. The Dispatch includes a section on Eight Distinctive Lines of Southeast Chicago (including "the Hegewisch line" and South Deering); coverage of Diagonal Lines in a Grid City (including Elston, Archer and Lincoln); as well as information on such routes as Kedzie, Cicero, 18th Street and Chicago Avenue. The routes used about 630 streetcars daily and carried 162 million originating revenue passengers in 1945. Dispatch 9 includes detailed narratives on each route and a wonderful article by George Kanary on his recollections of life on Division Street in Wicker Park.