The North Shore Line leased trackage rights into Chicago from Dempster Street in Skokie, south to Roosevelt Road. From Dempster north to Milwaukee was owned by the CNS&M, except for the end in Milwaukee which traveled on street-level tracks, like a streetcar, which the original Shoreline Route also used through Wilmette from the end of the "L" at 4th and Linden.
Compiled by Neil Gale, Ph.D.
Such an elegant and modern train for the time. I would have loved to take a trip to Milwaukee on it! I recently saw a food menu on eBay from the Electroliner. You could order a Milwaukee style liver sausage sandwich or the Electroburger, and chase it down with a Tom Collins, Whiskey Sour, or Scotch! Oh, changing times!ReplyDelete