Chicago, America's Railroad Capital
In this special issue from the editors of Trains magazine, Chicago, America’s Railroad Capital describes how the city’s railroad infrastructure operates as a major hub for national, regional, and local rail traffic.
Some highlights include:
Historical Overview: Learn how and why the city became the nation's rail hub.
Union Station: Explore the Chicago landmark where over 125,000 people pass through each day.
The L: A look at the city’s rapid transit system through Blair Kooistra’s stunning photography.
Clearing Yard: See how the Belt Railway of Chicago’s hump yard handles up to 3,300 cars a day.
Plus: All-new railfan hot spots.
Bonus: 2 fold-out maps: Chicago Metra today and Chicago-to-Milwaukee routes circa 1940s.
Whether you’re a railroad enthusiast or a Chicagoan at heart, you’ll find this 100-page special issue to be a valuable resource for exploring this iconic city.
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