Days of the North Shore Line

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Handsomely done volume explores one of the country's favorite interurbans, the North Shore Line. A follow-up to "North Shore Line Memories," this volume explores lesser known features of the line. Includes detailed history of the Waukeegan and Milwaukee street car systems (section written by Edward Tobin). Other topics include early piggy-back freight operations, construction of the Electroliners, a chartered train to Rockford, the company's model railroad display, and personal histories of some well-known former employees such as Henry Cordell, Howard Odinius, and Orin Schmidt. Illustrated throughout with black and white and a few color photos. Includes 9 maps. With decorative end papers showing system map. 256 pages.


  • Hardcover: 256 pages
  • Publisher: Natl Bus Trader; 1st US Edition 1st Printing edition (June 1985)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0933449011
  • ISBN-13: 978-0933449015
  • Product Dimensions: 1 x 8.8 x 11 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.3 pounds


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