Shore Line Dispatch No. 10: Chicago's Railroads in Transition - The Photography of Lou Gerard

John Nicholson, Editor
Item #88023

Relive six decades of Lou Gerard's noted photography in Dispatch No. 10 from the Shore Line Historical Society.
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Growing up in the far North Side of Chicago, Lou Gerard took interest in both trains and photography at a young age, all starting with the gift of a Brownie Bullet at the age of 9.  Since then, he has documented the transformation of Metra and its predecessors, South Shore, CTA, Amtrak, Freight Movements, Steam Specials and Great Lakes Boats for six decades. 

Dispatch No. 10 from the Shore Line Historical Society features this transformation with over 200 photographs, mostly in vivid color. 

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Author: John Nicholson, Editor
Pages: 100
Table of Contents

Beginnings

The Years with CTA

The Last Interurban

The Electric

Before Metra

A Time of Transition

Metra

Amtrak

Those Memorable Chicago Winters

Steam Excursions

Great Lakes Boats

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