"The Mysterious Train" A Vintage Approach to "Motion" Graphics (with some brandi
This is my first posting for Imprint and I couldn’t be more thrilled to join these prestigious ranks! There will be no rhyme or reason to any of these posts other than trying to find fun visual stuff you might not have seen before. I suspect I’ll also be presenting things with some sort of a personal story attached....
CNSM 801-802 Chicago North Shore & Milwaukee Railroad St Louis Car MU at Union, Illinois by Dennis A. Livesey
This St Louis Car built multiple unit is the No. 801-802 Electroliner, one of two sets built for the Chicago, North Shore & Milwaukee Railroad in 1941. These unique turquoise and salmon painted sets cemented the the North Shore's reputation as the fastest interurban in the USA. Their 86 mile run was from The Loop in downtown Chicago to downtown Milwaukee took a scheduled one hour and 58 minutes to complete. While that comes to an average of 45 MPH, the trains ran near 90MPH when they could.
Boston Elevated # 5821
Another one of my favorites at the Seashore Trolley Museum, Boston Elevated Car #5821. I haven't seen this one in use in a while, it always seems to be on display though I don't make it up to the museum for visits as regularly as I once did so I'm probably just missing it.
801/802 Chicago North Shore & Milwaukee Railroad Electroliner at Union, Illinois by Northwest Line
RailPictures.Net Photo: 801/802 Chicago North Shore & Milwaukee Railroad Electroliner at Union, Illinois by Northwest Line
Downtown Phoenix Metro Light Rail Transportation | Jill Richards Photography
The Metro Light Rail and its 20 mile of rail line serves Phoenix, Tempe and parts of Mesa. It has been in operation since 2008 and has eased the congestion of traffic in downtown Phoenix, Arizona.
["Electro-Liner" between Milwaukee and Chicago]
The Chicago, North Shore and Milwaukee Railway's "Electro-Liner" enroute between Chicago and Milwaukee on a winter day in February 1941.
Railroad Glory Days – Glen Brewer – Riding the Electroliner
Riding the Electroliner The second Insull interurban was about to expire Story and photographs © Glen Brewer A ride to remember My first train ride was on the blue and gray electric cars of the old…