Chicago, North Shore & Milwaukee Railroad Train | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

Photograph

Chicago, North Shore & Milwaukee Railroad Train

Chicago, North Shore & Milwaukee Railroad Train | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
A commuter train of the Milwaukee, North Shore & Milwaukee Railroad, with the tower of Milwaukee's Union Station in the background. The Milwaukee, North Shore & Milwaukee provided high speed service between Chicago and Milwaukee, with hourly departures from both downtown terminals. Service began in 1908, with the high speed service initiated in 1926. At the time this picture was taken the route was in its decline. The railroad ceased operations in 1963.
DESCRIPTION
A commuter train of the Milwaukee, North Shore & Milwaukee Railroad, with the tower of Milwaukee's Union Station in the background. The Milwaukee, North Shore & Milwaukee provided high speed service between Chicago and Milwaukee, with hourly departures from both downtown terminals. Service began in 1908, with the high speed service initiated in 1926. At the time this picture was taken the route was in its decline. The railroad ceased operations in 1963.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:24862
Creation Date: May 1950
Creator Name:Unknown
City:Milwaukee
County:Milwaukee
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Railroad and electric railroad photographs, 1899-1976
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:M2003-004
Original Dimensions:4 x 2.5 inches
SUBJECTS
Clock towers
Commercial buildings
Cities and towns
Outdoor photography
Railroad passenger cars
Railroad stations
Railroad tracks
Streets
Transportation

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