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A long train of Mint Green and Alpine White 2000s rounds the curve at Lake and Wabash, led by car 2100 on the Lake-Dan Ryan "A" run, into the Randolph/Wabash station on October 3, 1972. (Photo by Steve Zabel, Collection of Joe Testagrose)

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Car 2103 leads an Englewood-Howard All-Stop at Howard terminal on August 29, 1982. By this point, approximately half of the 2000-series cars have been transferred off the West-South Route onto the North-South Route, with many (like 2103-2104) repainted into the Spirit of Chicago paint scheme; the 3rd and 4th cars are still in the platinum and black scheme of the 1970s. (Photo by Doug Grotjahn, Collection of Joe Testagrose)

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A Lake-Dan Ryan All-Stop, led by car 2105 (looking unusually shinny), pulls into Adams/Wabash on August 16, 1970. (Photo by Joe Testagrose)

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A two-car Lake-Dan Ryan All-Stop, southbound run 912 led by car 2105, has just turned the corner at Lake and Wabash and is heading into the Randolph/Wabash station on August 16, 1970. (Photo by Doug Grotjahn, Collection of Joe Testagrose)

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Car 2111, painted in the Bicentennial scheme as "Oak Park-All American City", leads a Lake-Dan Ryan "A" train of similar 2000-series Bicentennials loading passengers at 95th & State on September 23, 1976. "Oak Park-All American City" is one of only three Bicentennials not to be named with a Revolutionary War theme. (Photo by Doug Grotjahn, Collection of Joe Testagrose)

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A Lake-Dan Ryan "A" train of mixed cars, led by 2112, sits at Harlem terminal on September 23, 1976. "Oak Park-All American City" (cars 2111-2112) were a set of Bicentennials made (after most of the Bicentennials) to honor the namesake Chicago suburb at a time when Oak Park was upset at being subjugated (at least in their eyes) to the City by the CTA in terms of service and rolling stock. (Photo by Doug Grotjahn, Collection of Joe Testagrose)

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Car 2118, on the Jackson Park-Howard All-Stop run, trails a train of 2000s in various paint schemes stopping at Belmont on August 29, 1982. Belmont station has only recently received it's new K-D-R color-coded platform signs, one of which is seen on the right. (Photo by Doug Grotjahn, Collection of Joe Testagrose)

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In its new Spirit of Chicago paint scheme, car 2118 leads a Jackson Park-Howard All-Stop train about to leave Howard on its way toward the Loop and South Side on August 29, 1982. (Photo by Doug Grotjahn, Collection of Joe Testagrose)

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Car 2142 trails a Lake-Dan Ryan "A" train of silver and black 2000-series cars loading passengers at 95th Street on July 30, 1974. (Photo by Doug Grotjahn, Collection of Joe Testagrose)

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Cars 2147-2148 make up the sole contents of a two-car Douglas-Milwaukee "B" train -- run 319 -- pulling into Western/Milwaukee on July 20, 1968. Note the old-style symbol sign on the platform railing on the left. (Photo by Doug Grotjahn, Collection of Joe Testagrose)