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Metra 1557

Electric bilevel commuter cab-coach

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Metra 1557 Electric bilevel commuter cab-coach [right] leads an outbound two-MU-car train from the Roosevelt Road station. The Field Museum can be seen in the background, and Roosevelt Road Yard is in the foreground.

METX 1557, Roosevelt Road Yard, 7, My Favorites, METX, METX electric cars, Passenger cars, Rail Yards, other, index, photographed on 26 February 2000 at Roosevelt Road station by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD88 digital camera (with tripod) [railfan/2000/02/00226188.jpg] NEW 27 February 2000

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Number 7 is believed to be onboard this train, engaged in still another railfan trip, or perhaps on the one that followed a few minutes later, shortly after this photographer had run out of electronic film. --had [source: private email discussion.]

Notice that the electrical overhead support is anchored to the ground on the lake [distant] end. This is one of the few in the Grant Park area that have not been cut short, as the number of tracks has been reduced. An articulated CTA bus loads passengers at Roosevelt Road. --had

Chicago Rail Photographs collection updated 13 March 2024 at 23:04. Photographs and text copyright © 1998-2000 Harold A. Driscoll, All Rights Reserved. Email address is provided exclusively for personal contact, but emphatically not for use for SPAM net.abuse.