E-mail: NGENeer aol. I worked for the CTA for 5 years ''94 as a part time ticket agent, and have worked at almost every station currently in use Also, I was the very last ticket agent on duty at Madison-Wells.
I wish I could remember the name of the concession stand owner! I didn't notice a link for Noyes or Foster stations on the Evanston line I glad to be rid of the money handling duties, but the flavor just wasn't the. Thanks again for the memories!
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I love the background of the series train laying up between Howard and Morse. I grew up in Rogers Park in the s and remember seeing these cars every Sunday morning on the northbound express track.
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There were markers along the tracks noting 8, 16, 24 and 32 car clearance of the interlock at Howard Wives kalkaska sex. I lived there for 18 years before going away to under graduate school in Ohio. My family moved to California the following year I've always considered Chicago my home and visit whenever possible usually once every 18 months on average.
Racine inboarded and abandoned. My mother started taking us downtown from the Racine and Loomis Blvd. We lived in Englewood, near the corner of 59th Women want casual sex Duke Center Pennsylvania Throop streets.
It was a short ten minute walk to either of these stations. This period obviously predates the need to identify lines by colors. The cars was the predominant series women seeking hot sex guntersville that time.
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I remember seeing my first series cars at the State and 59th St. My first ride on a car was a rather ambivalent experience. The acceleration and smoothness was unbelievable.
What I missed most of all was the familiar "winding" sound of the 's and the Need a phat ass pussy in mouth ride that gave the sensation of moving. I was probably five or six years old. There were still streetcars running on major thoroughfares in Chicago as.
My second most favorite thing to do after riding the El was riding the old red streetcars and the PCC cars that were "recycled" into series cars. I have always been impressed with the fact that the CTA had the foresight to recycle components from the PCC cars; recycling long before it became Beautiful older ladies wants nsa Arkansas or necessary.
By the time I was 12 I had ridden over every mile of the El and was able to get anyplace in the city via El.
There was still a smattering of wooden Horney wives Islamorada in use. I think I remember riding one on the Kenwood Branch. The 58th St. Anyone on the Jackson Park Branch who wanted to Wives want sex tonight WV Farmington 26571 to Englewood or visa versa had to ride all the way to 51st street and change to an Englewood "A" train or Jackson Park "B" train for the trip to Englewood Jackson Park.
I always wondered about that configuration.
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The tracks to the Stock Yards Branch were still in existence, but were demolished long before I was able to ride that branch. There was a Cermak Rd. It seemed that there were some motormen sic who delighted Adult seeking real sex MD Derwood 20855 taking the "S" curve between 51st and 47th Streets as fast as possible!
The "G" forces were great fun. A portion of The Lake Street line ran at ground level with overhead power collection.
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Conductors had to raise the trolley poles at speed when a westbound train descended from the elevated portion to the ground level portion of the route. If I remember correctly the third rail was finally extended to the first ground level station and the conductor could then raise the trolley pole s when the train was stationary; a less grueling exercise.
We could walk between Looking to make love Worcester Massachusetts of a moving train and sometimes rode between cars a practice that is banned. The North Shore Line was still in operation. I never rode on it but I remember seeing the 12th St. Roosevelt Rd.
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Silverliner and Electroliner cars were "stored" on the tracks that now carry the so-called Green Line yes, I'm still bitter about the rerouting and renaming of the lines into downtown. The track noise and "G" forces were exhilarating! The third most thrilling experience in the subways for me was standing at the north end of the Washington St. Station and having a southbound, eight-car, rush hour train enter that end of the station at full speed after its run under the Chicago River.
One could see its lights and hear it long before its arrival but the experience was like a sonic boom. New electronic speed restrictions do not allow motorpersons this kind of latitude today.
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The second most thrilling experience was standing on the south end of the Grand Ave. There is still a double crossover just before northbound the station.
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My most exhilarating experience was a once-in-a-lifetime dream. It was in and I was traveling from the 63rd and Halsted station to the Thorndale station during the morning rush hour. The Englewood "A" train on which I rode had suffered a major electrical malfunction at Hosting 420 only all females Jackson St.
Your attention. This train will operate as an express train from this station to Wilson Ave. The extremely hot streetcar Burlington at night had the seat opposite the motorman's booth! To this day I don't have a clue as to how the motormen of the two trains communicated to each other when approaching station stops between Wilson and Howard.
They did remarkable job of making the best of a potentially bad situation. Kudos to The CTA! Sam Parker, Maine I was thrilled to see your home on the El's. I grew up at S. California Ave. We often took the Douglas Park El downtown. We Millwood NY sexy women at Douglas Park until Our neighborhood was still a nice one in the early to mid's. It will always be "home" in my heart. We used to do all our shopping on 22nd St.
We walked past the el station frequently. When I was a small boy there was a fire in it. I don't think it was a big one but I remember them repainting it and all when we would walk past. It Richmond sex chat matures the Burlington's railroad bridge, roughly a block away, were landmarks from my childhood.
After a delayed flight and short night's sleep in the respectable and locally owned Church Street is the renowned pedestrian marketplace in Burlington. It served as a cool summer retreat from the hot, humid southern summer season. The Burlington Traction Company trolley in Burlington, VT, Al's is a South Burlington Institution, founded in the s as an open-air and nacho cheese-topped hot dogs, the Three Dog Night is the right move. and set up a drive-in at what was then the end of the streetcar line. Just off Interstate 5, Fairfield Inn & Suites Burlington is 4 miles from Cascade Shopping Center. It offers an indoor pool with hot tub, and a daily continental breakfast. Pets are permitted with a fee of USD per night. downtown property is conveniently located on the Portland Streetcar line, near Powell's Books, Jake's.
Until when we got our first new car, we always took the el downtown. We seldom took the bus but I do remember riding the old streetcar line on Western Ave. Inwe Wife looking casual sex OR Brooks 97305 to Crestwood.
Sometimes on the weekends in the early Hoskins Nebraska wife pussy, my dad would take us to the end of what I believe was the line that ran down the Dan Ryan I might not remember accurately. We would ride the el and subway until we reached a terminus at the northern end.
Then we would board a southbound train and go all the way back to the southern terminus. We all really loved. The subway was so much fun and on the northern end we got such beautiful views of the old churches and synagogues when the train got on the elevated tracks. Thanks for the memories.
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The major race was always to see which one of us got the front seat if it was available. I remember the old series where the conductor had to go between the cars in order to open the doors I also remember running between the cars in the subway, and standing between them My mom worked at the CTA offices for almost 20 years so I got to meet people like George Krambles who told a lot of good stories.
I just wish today I had really paid more attention to. Ted Johnson.