This photo is from 1982. Today's Brown Line to
Kimball was the Ravenswood Service then, and the "B" on the front train
sign speaks to the era of skip-stop service, then in vogue on most of Chicago's lines.
These well-used vehicles were built by the St. Louis Car. Co. in the
The "L" barely visible to the left carries the four tracks of the routes up to and from Howard and
Wilmette. Track work has momentarily stopped our progress, but we
were soon be moving again and joining the other route. And I was
enjoying the moment.