Illinois

Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific
Blue Island, Illinois (Vermont Street Station)
July 26, 1971




Rock Island commuter trains in the early 1970's were nothing if not colorful. Here a southbound commuter run on the main line discharges its passengers before heading south across the Calumet Sag Channel on its way to Joliet. The Western Avenue bridge is visible crossing over the tracks.




Last updated 9/1/2017. Text and photo ©2017 Lamont Downs.