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As an inbound 2600-series Blue Line train pulls out of Logan Square station on October 23, 2003, new station name signs placed down the center of the platform, hung overhead on newly-installed brackets suspended from the arched ceiling, are visible over the custom-designed, original-to-the-station bench. (Photo by Graham Garfield)

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On its way out to O'Hare, the Holiday Train stops at Clark/Lake while the train's operator, Bruce Nelson, checks the doors on November 28, 2003. Although the main purpose was to transfer to the train to Rosemont Yard in anticipation of the train's scheduled operation on the Blue Line the next day, the train ran in service and carried passengers between Racine and O'Hare that night. (Photo by Graham Garfield)

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Blowing snow and biting wind were not enough to stop the Holiday Train, stopped here at Library station, from operating on the Loop Elevated for the lighting of Chicago's Holiday Tree in Daley Center Plaza on November 28, 2003. (Photo by Graham Garfield)

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The CTA® Holiday Train, led by car 2898, is parked at O'Hare Terminal for the CTA's Employee Appreciation Day on December 6, 2003. (Photo by Graham Garfield)

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After completing its runs on the Loop Elevated for the lighting of Chicago's Holiday Tree in Daley Center Plaza, the Holiday Train was transferred to the Blue Line via the new Paulina Connector. After changing ends at Harrison Junction, the train is descending the Loomis Ramp down to the Congress Line on November 28, 2003. The Sears Tower is visible in the background of Chicago's winter skyline. (Photo by Graham Garfield)

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The Holiday Train sits on the layup track at Kimball during a 2-hour layover on December 21, 2003. (Photo by Graham Garfield)

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Cars 3187-88, sporting the new US Cellular ad wrap, pass the new Western station on the Douglas while bringing up the rear of an inbound train on February 25, 2004. The second US Cellular scheme had a light blue background and thin yellow "streaks", with a row of five cell phones below the center side windows. Over the right side door on each side is the "easyedge" logo and below the door, in the thin band at the bottom of the car body, is the US Cellular logo. The design superseded a previous US Cellular wrap and appeared in December 2003. (Photo by Graham Garfield)

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Heading through Howard Yard back to the station after turning around on the turnback loop, car 2879 sports the new full-body ad wrap for 21st Century Insurance on April 9, 2004. It is one of eight cars so wrapped. The cars feature a light blue background with a pink seat belt and white lettering. Eight cars total were so wrapped. (Photo by Graham Garfield)

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Continuing Altoids' tendency toward lighthearted ad wraps, car 2998 is advertising the mint company's new chewing gum while stopping at Diversey on June 7, 2004. Although its hard to see from a distance, the car's pale green background has a very light diamond pattern in it. (Photo by Graham Garfield)

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Car 2650 is wrapped for Coca Cola's Fanta cola beverage, stopped at Belmont while leading an northbound Red Line train on June 7, 2004. The car's orange color relates to one of the four fruit flavors of the cola, and the circles suggest carbonation bubbles. (Photo by Graham Garfield)