Thursday, January 1, 2009

Individual Car Histories

All of these cars are in the IRM collection.

Aurora Elgin and Fox River Electric:

Car 306 Lightweight interurban built 1923 by St. Louis; currently being restored

Chicago Aurora and Elgin:

Car 36 Interurban coach built 1902 by Stephenson;  operates regularly

Car 308 Interurban coach built 1906 by Niles; operates occasionally

Car 309 Interurban coach built 1907 by Hicks; operates regularly

Car 319 Interurban coach built 1914 by Jewett; operates regularly

Car 321 Interurban coach built 1914 by Jewett; currently in storage

Service History for the above CA&E wood cars

St. Louis Cars  Interurban coaches built 1945 by St. Louis; various conditions

See also the CA&E Photo Album

Chicago Surface Lines:

Car 2843 Ex-South Chicago City Railway car built 1903 by Jewett; currently on display

Car 2846 Ex-South Chicago City Railway car homebuilt 1908; currently in storage

Car 4001 Prototype streetcar built 1934 by Pullman-Standard; currently in storage

Cincinnati & Lake Erie:

Car 640 Steel freight motor built 1930 by Cincinnati; currently in storage

Illinois Terminal:

Car 170 Birney streetcar built 1921 by American; on display, awaiting restoration

Car 277 Interurban combine built 1913 by St. Louis; being restored, operated occasionally

Car 518 Interurban trailer built 1911 by St. Louis; on display, operated occasionally

See also the IT Photo Album

Indiana Railroad:

Car 205 Suburban car built 1927 by Kuhlman; on display

Lake Shore Electric:

Car 150 Interurban coach built 1906 by Niles; on display

Sand Springs Railway:

Car 68 Early lightweight suburban car built by Cincinnati; on display

Shaker Heights Rapid Transit:

Car 18 Center-door streetcar built 1914 by Kuhlman; on display, being restored