After 100 years, vilage likes the Linden el station
Publication
Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 5 May 2012, p. 10
Description
Creators
Michael Jarecki, Photographer
Kathy Routliffe
, Author
Media Type
Newspaper
Image
Text
Item Type
Photographs
Description
100 years ago, April 1, 1912, the Linden el station was built by stealth, overnight, to prempt a move by the Wilmette Village Board forbidding its construction. An event on Saturday celebrated the 100th anniversary of Purple Line el service to Linden Ave. Photographs of residents touring an historic train car at the station. Photographs Bill Moffat, manager of signage for the Chicago Transit Authority; Wilmette Village PResident Chris Canning; Bob and Susan LeBailly.
Notes
Full article available at Wilmette Public Library
Date of Publication
5 May 2012
Subject(s)
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 42.073078252671 Longitude: -87.6907393225098
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After 100 years, vilage likes the Linden el station


100 years ago, April 1, 1912, the Linden el station was built by stealth, overnight, to prempt a move by the Wilmette Village Board forbidding its construction. An event on Saturday celebrated the 100th anniversary of Purple Line el service to Linden Ave. Photographs of residents touring an historic train car at the station. Photographs Bill Moffat, manager of signage for the Chicago Transit Authority; Wilmette Village PResident Chris Canning; Bob and Susan LeBailly.