2400-series Gallery 8


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Car 2577 stops at Library/State-Van Buren during the morning rush hour on January 7, 2002. The newly-applied American flag, along with the red, white, and blue belt rail and car ends, give this 2400 an especially patriotic feel. The application of "Old Glory" is a systemwide program and the decal has begun appearing in late December 2001. (Photo by Graham Garfield)

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Car 2577 shows its newly-applied flag and older red, white, and blue belt rail on January 7, 2002. (Photo by Graham Garfield)

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A close-up of the newly applied American flag on car 2577 on January 7, 2002. Similar flags are being applied to all "L" cars in early 2002. (Photo by Graham Garfield)

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2400-series car 2431 is at the rear of a northbound Green Line train stopped at Madison/Wabash on December 28, 2001. (Photo by Graham Garfield)

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After viewing Francisco station, the 2001 Historic Station Tour boards the charter train of 2400-series cars -- which has just returned from Kimball to turn around -- to return downtown to the next stop on November 4, 2001. (Photo by Graham Garfield)

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2001 Historic Station Tour guide Keith Letsche talks to one of the tour members en route to the next station while the rest of the group enjoys the ride through the Loop aboard car 2480 on November 4, 2001. (Photo by Graham Garfield)

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En route to the next station, guide Keith Letsche talks to some of the tour participants aboard the 2001 Historic Station Tour charter train on November 4, 2001. (Photo by Frank Hashimoto)

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2001 Historic Station Tour charter train car 2479 has boarded its passengers and it ready to head to its next destination on November 4, 2001. The platforms at the closed Racine station, though looking a bit rough with peeling paint and little cleaning, are actually in fairly good shape. There is a small bit rust-jacking on some of the canopy columns, however. (Photo by Graham Garfield)

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A view of the 1906-vintage platforms and canopies in situ at the abandoned Racine/63, looking west on the inbound platform with the 2001 Historic Station Tour charter train in the station on November 4, 2001. Racine Shops is on the left. (Photo by Graham Garfield)

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Two Purple Line trains -- the one on the right heading northbound to Evanston, the one on the left southbound into the Loop -- pass each other just north of Tower 18 at Lake and Wells on May 8, 2002. (Photo by Ernie Baudler)