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Passenger train, Chicago and North Western Railway
Passenger train, Chicago and North Western Railway
Resource Typeimage
TitlePassenger train, Chicago and North Western Railway
Coverage / Year1939
DescriptionPhotograph, b/w
InterpretationPeople flocked to see these new streamlined trains, pioneered jointly by North Western and Union Pacific. This train is shown traveling through Glen Ellyn, Illinois on January 27, 1939 on its way to Chicago.
Lesson Plans / ThemesAmerican Dream; American Communities in History; Transportation--A Student's Historical Explanation; World War II;
Learning Standards16 History; 15 Economics;
SourceThe North Western: A History of the Chicago & North Western Railway System by H. Roger Grant, ISBN 0-87580-214-1, 292 p., 1996 (p.160)
Subject / KeywordsRailroads--Illinois; Chicago and North Western Railway Company
Collection PublisherIllinois State Library;
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