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Subway train at platform, Chicago, Illinois, circa 1930-1945

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umd:73123

Alternate title:Train platform, Chicago's initial subways
Summary:Subway platform and train in Chicago, Illinois, circa 1930-1945. Caption reads: "In the downtown area, train platforms are continuous in Chicago's two initial subways, 8 3/4 miles long. Operating equipment is to include streamlined all-metal cars, escalators, automatic train control, rubber-insulated track and fluorescent lighting." Postmark date: July 19, 1947; Postcard number: 203; Message included. Message reads: "These are all in and working. We ride on them -Mom"
Provider:Curt Teich & Co.
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Illinois
Place of origin – Settlement:Chicago
Temporal subject: 1921-1930
1931-1940
1941-1950
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Illinois
Geographical subject – Settlement:Chicago
Topical subjects:Subway stations
Subways
Genre:Postcards
ArchivesUM location:National Trust Library Postcard Collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Copyright holder:Public Domain
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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