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2000-series cars 2150-2149 sit outside Skokie Shops in the yard on October 21, 1968. (Photo by Doug Grotjahn, Collection of Joe Testagrose)

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Car 2150 brings up the rear of a two-car Lake-Dan Ryan All-Stop stopping at Randolph/Wabash, about to enter the curve at Lake and Wabash, on August 16, 1970. Less than seven years later, another Lake-Dan Ryan train would take that turn somewhat less successfully than this train will... (Photo by Joe Testagrose)

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Car 2165 trails on this Lake-Dan Ryan "A" train stopping at Pulaski/Lake on October 4, 1972. An eastbound West-South Route train, led by a 2200, is seen approaching in the distance. Construction at Pulaski, which included rebuilt platforms and canopies (seen underway here) and new fare controls, would not be complete until May 7, 1973. (Photo by Steve Zabel, Collection of Joe Testagrose)

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A two-car westbound Douglas-Milwaukee "B" train, led by car 2166 in its Mint Green and Alpine White paint scheme, stops at Racine on July 20, 1968. (Photo by Doug Grotjahn, Collection of Joe Testagrose)

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Car 2177 takes up the rear of a two-car Lake-Dan Ryan All-Stop train stopped at Homan on August 16, 1970. (Photo by Joe Testagrose)

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A Harlem-bound two-car Lake-Dan Ryan All-Stop, trailed by car 2180, pulls into Randolph/Wabash on August 16, 1970. (Photo by Joe Testagrose)

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Cars 2153-2154, one of only two 2000-series sets that has not been scrapped as of early 2001, is on a siding among the weeds at the Illinois Railway Museum on September 24, 2000. The destination signs it displays are from an unusual time: for a brief period in 1993-94, the train signs still listed both terminals (or route name) like the old signs but used the line color as the background like the new signs. (Photo by Mike Farrell)

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Fresh from the Pullman-Standard plant, 2000-series cars 2005 and 2006 are in crew training service one week before the series of cars entered revenue service. They are seen here bearing "Out of Service" signs on the center former express track at Pulaski on the Lake Line in June 1964. (Photo by Jerry Appleman)

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A Milwaukee Elevated train of 2000-series cars emerges from the Evergreen Portal, the entrance to the Milwaukee-Dearborn Subway, circa the 1960s. The train may not actually be in service: it has both its headlights and reverse lights on and bears red-red markers, which were not the markers used for the Logan Square run. Another possibility is that, because the 2000s never got automatic headlight to taillight switches (tied into the insertion of the master controller key on 2200s and subsequent series), it was not uncommon to see a 2000 at the head of a revenue train with all reds lit, or with taillights and headlights lit, especially if the motorman was in a big hurry when he put out the train. (Photo from the Mike Farrell Collection)

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A Lake "A" train of 2000-series cars pulls out from Harlem Yard into Harlem Terminal at the west end of the Lake Line circa the 1960s. Note the 1960s-style destination sign and original paint scheme. (Photo from the Mike Farrell Collection)