1-50 series Gallery 6

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Car 30 at the Illinois Railway Museum on July 30, 1999. It is displaying the route sign for the Howard-Dan Ryan (Red Line) "A" service, a route to which it was never assigned. (Photo by Sean Gash)

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A CTA 1-50 series car, built by St. Louis in 1959, is operating under trolley wire running southbound on the Evanston Shuttle near Main Street station on January 28, 1967. (Photo by Jerry Appleman)

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Several generations of CTA equipment in one yard: car 6139 (on the right), painted in the red/white/blue scheme introduced by the 2400s, sits with (from right to left) fellow 6000-series car 6120, 1-50 series cars 16 and 18, and 2400-series car 2405 in the Kimball Yard on August 17,1978. (Photo by Doug Grotjahn, Collection of Joe Testagrose)

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Car 6332 leads a Jackson Park-Howard "B" train preparing to leave for its southbound run from Howard terminal on August 14, 1978. Skokie Swift 1-50 series car 26 is loading passengers on the next track. (Photo by Doug Grotjahn, Collection of Joe Testagrose)

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A pair of 1-50s bound for Howard approaches Main Street station while running on the Evanston Shuttle on October 21, 1968. (Photo by Doug Grotjahn, Collection of Joe Testagrose)

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A southbound Evanston train, made up of a lone 1-50 in its original paint scheme, leaves Isabella in August 1965. (Photo by Bob Epstein, Collection of Joe Testagrose)

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A Ravenswood train of at least three 1-50-series cars (all five could be, though such trains were rare) is trailed by car 16 as it leaves Damen on October 2, 1972. (Photo by Steve Zabel, Collection of Joe Testagrose)

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Car 22 brings up the rear of a two-car Ravenswood train, which is leaving Paulina on August 20, 1970. Car 22 was sent to IRM for preservation in May 2000. (Photo by Joe Testagrose)

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Car 23 makes up this single-car Skokie Swift train on August 20, 1970. (Photo by Joe Testagrose)

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Car 24, in its distinctive silver, charcoal, and orange paint scheme, sits in the Howard Yard between assignments on August 7, 1974. (Photo by Doug Grotjahn, Collection of Joe Testagrose)