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Car 2265 leads an eight-car 2200-series Milwaukee-Congress "A" train heading toward downtown and Desplaines, seen looking west from the Oriole Avenue overpass on August 12, 1983. The O'Hare Extension tracks the train is operating on have only been open about six months at this point. Note that more decals have now been added to the front of the train: a car number on the end door and a decal warning passengers not to walk between cars except in emergencies on the end door window. (Photo by Art Peterson, courtesy of the Krambles-Peterson Archive)
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The final leg of the O'Hare Extension had been open for just two weeks when this inbound O'Hare-Congress "A" train, led by 2200 car 2277, was approaching Mannheim Road on September 17, 1984. A sign welcoming drivers on the access highway to O'Hare International Airport is visible behind the train. (Photo by Art Peterson, courtesy of the Krambles-Peterson Archive) 
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An inbound Congress-O'Hare train is led by car 2206 is just left Addison station, visible in the background, seen from the Chicago & North Western overpass on May 30, 1996. As the destination sign shows, the line was now known as the Blue Line. The 2200-series cars had gone through mid-life overhaul a few years before as well, as evidenced by the hopper panels installed along the top of the side windows and the removal of the dark gray masks around the front windows. (Photo by Art Peterson, courtesy of the Krambles-Peterson Archive)
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2200-series car 2314 is at the rear of a four-car train passing through Madison/Wabash on the Outer Loop, looking north from the station transfer bridge on January 19, 2000. The train is out of service, probably a charter or equipment drag. 2200s had not been in regular assigned service on any line operating on the Loop since 1983; it would be another six years before they would return to the Loop in regular service when the Pink Line was inaugurated. (Photo by Art Peterson, courtesy of the Krambles-Peterson Archive)
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Car 2250 is dressed for its trip on the ceremonial last trip of the 2200-series railcars in CTA service, on the rear of an eight-car train of 2200s preparing to depart O'Hare terminal on August 8, 2013. The cars' exteriors are decorated with reproduction period decals and signs declaring the trip to be the cars' last. (Photo by Graham Garfield)
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Passengers -- some of whom came specifically to ride the ceremonial trips, some who just happened upon the special train -- ride the ceremonial last trip of the 2200-series cars aboard car 2323, heading toward Forest Park on Thursday, August 8, 2013. The cars' interiors were adorned with reproduction period advertisements and maps. (Photo by Tony Coppoletta)

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A detail view showing several of the reproduction car card advertisements that were installed in all eight cars -- seen here is car 2340 -- for the official last trip of the 2200s in service on the CTA on August 8, 2013. On the far left is an RTA-issued priority seating car card, placed above one of the designated priority seats in the car and the wall decal with similar artwork that survived until the car's retirement. Seen through the window glass are the window decal declaring it the cars' ceremonial last trip, and a reproduction of a period destination sign graphic. (Photo by Graham Garfield)

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Several passengers enjoy their ride in car 2350 about the last trip of the 2200-series railcars in CTA service on August 8, 2013 -- one on the right is taking photos of the reproduction period car card ads, while another on the left reads one of the flyers distributed by CTA onboard the special trip. Note the emergency evacuation car card above on the left, over its later incarnation mounted on the wall next to the door. (Photo by Tony Coppoletta)

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Another interior view of one of the cars that made up the eight-car train of the 2200-series cars' ceremonial last run on the CTA on August 8, 2013 -- this view inside car 2328 -- with reproduction car card advertisements lining the ad sash overhead and reproduction system and route maps over the doors. The train is briefly laying over and turning around in Desplaines Yard for the trip back to O'Hare. (Photo by Tony Coppoletta)

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The solid eight-car train used for the official last trip of the 2200-series railcars is coming out of Desplaines Yard, led by car 2250, to pull into the platform at Forest Park to load passengers and for additional photo opportunities before departing for its last trip back to O'Hare -- and retirement -- on Thursday, August 8, 2013. The cars have reproduction destination sign graphics and other period decals on the cars, along with special signs designating the train as the cars' ceremonial farewell trip. (Photo by Graham Garfield)