Railroads, Chicago-style
Milwaukee Road caboose
Rondout, Illinois
May 5, 1979
Photo by Bill Johnson

Milwaukee Road caboose

Rondout, Illinois

May 5, 1979

Photo by Bill Johnson

 MILW F7A-B nite 3-78 by High Speed Pacer on Flickr.
Caption: “Rondout, just north of Route 176 on an icy cold night in March 1978.”
Rondout, Illinois
Photo by Sam Carlson

MILW F7A-B nite 3-78 by High Speed Pacer on Flickr.

Caption: “Rondout, just north of Route 176 on an icy cold night in March 1978.”

Rondout, Illinois

Photo by Sam Carlson

Canal Street in Early Times by Amtrak290 on Flickr.
Milwaukee Road passenger train crossing Canal Street on its way in to Chicago Union Station. Early 1960s.

Canal Street in Early Times by Amtrak290 on Flickr.

Milwaukee Road passenger train crossing Canal Street on its way in to Chicago Union Station. Early 1960s.

Eastbound at A-20 by Amtrak290 on Flickr.

Top: Milwaukee Road Hiawatha headed toward Chicago at Techny (Northbrook), Illinois. This appears to be from the late 1940s or early 1950s. Photo by Amtrak290 on Flickr.

Bottom: For comparison, this is a photo taken at the same location in 2006.

Westbound at Morton by Amtrak290 on Flickr.
Milwaukee Road Hiawatha outbound from Chicago at Morton Grove, Illinois. December 1946

Westbound at Morton by Amtrak290 on Flickr.

Milwaukee Road Hiawatha outbound from Chicago at Morton Grove, Illinois.

December 1946

Milwaukee Road - Hiawatha - Cedar Rapids, Skytop Observation Parlor Lounge Car north of Pontiac on 6/24/84 by LE_Irvin on Flickr.
Milwaukee Road passenger train crossing Canal Street just north of Chicago Union Station. This is one of the last trains before Amtrak took over.
April 29, 1971
Photo by George Hamlin

Milwaukee Road passenger train crossing Canal Street just north of Chicago Union Station. This is one of the last trains before Amtrak took over.

April 29, 1971

Photo by George Hamlin

Milwaukee Road Hiawatha at Glenview, Illinois
October 25, 1970
Photo by George Hamlin
Amtrak still runs a Hiawatha that stops at Glenview in 2014

Milwaukee Road Hiawatha at Glenview, Illinois

October 25, 1970

Photo by George Hamlin

Amtrak still runs a Hiawatha that stops at Glenview in 2014

Illinois Central “Illini” awaits departure from Central Station.

Chicago

April 9, 1971

Photos by George Hamlin