Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Chicago South Shore Line trolley from 1926

This pic was a bit warped -- probably a photo of a photo on a wall.  We have de-warped it with Photoshop and think the proportions are about right.

This trolley, supplied at the time the overhead power was changed from 6600 Volts AC to 1500 Volts DC, was a Pullman Standard, "lengthened in 1943–44 and modernized in 1949–50." More

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