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The new S-411 (ex-6159) leads a ballast train in middle track near Pulaski /Lake on August 15, 1986. The other cars are S-412 (ex-6412), ballast car S-3??, 6705-6706, and 6497-6498. (Photo by Peter Vesic)

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Unit 6575-6576 are eastbound on the Congress-Milwaukee "A" run near Central Avenue on the Congress Line in September 1965. (Photo by Jerry Appleman)

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Chicago Transit Authority car 6129 is seen on the left in the in maroon and white scheme it sported while in service as an experimental car. 6129-6130 is passing another train of 6101-6130 series cars at the Merchandise Mart station in November 1963. Both trains are assigned to Ravenswood service. (Photo by Jerry Appleman)

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Retired 6000-series cars 6719-6720 are at Skokie Shops on January 15, 1999. Car 6719 has left Skokie Shops and will be going to the Smithsonian for an upcoming exhibit. Car 6720 will most likely be scrapped. 6720 still sports its work car designation: S-476. (Photo by Eric Zabelny)

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Upon the retirement of the last of the 6000-series cars on Friday December 4, 1992, the CTA handed out a one-sheet flyer about the history of the cars on their last trip from Kimball to the Loop, then north to Linden. The sheet is reproduced here, with the photo on the left showing the front and the one on the right reproducing the back. (Contributed by Eric Zabelny)

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Car 6012 leads a Howard-Englewood "A" train at Belmont. The sign on the front indicates that the Sox are playing that day at Comiskey Park and is undoubtedly filled with baseball fans. (Collection of Joe Testagrose)

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Decked out in its Bicentennial spender as "Anthony Wayne", 6015-6016 stops at Southport station on a Ravenswood All-Stop run on July 7, 1975. (Photo by Doug Grotjahn, Collection of Joe Testagrose)

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The "Anthony Wayne" is seen again at Wellington in March of 1976, with 6016 leading the two car Ravenswood All-Stop. Note both the original blue and white enamel station sign on the extreme left of the platform as well as the early A/B symbol sign on the first canopy post. (Photo by Gerald H. Landau, Collection of Joe Testagrose)

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6000-series car 6018 leads an eight-car Ravenswood "B" train at Addison/Lincoln on August 21, 1970. Note the unusual diagonal-lettering A/B symbol sign on the light post; only three years later, Addison would become an "A" station. (Photo by Joe Testagrose)

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Car 6023 brings up the rear of a 2-car Ravenswood All-Stop - probably a midday run - at Adams/Wabash on October 2, 1972. The view looks north toward the Madison/Wabash station. (Photo by Steve Zabel, Collection of Joe Testagrose)