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9 years ago
oh4chia
I lived in the Veterans Housing Project just east of this line and just north of Foster between 1946 and 1954. We would stand at the end of the sidewalk below the embankment and name the cars as they went by. I was there in August and the tracks are gone. In addition to the Skil Tool factory there was another factory that used graphite, I believe, for something on the south side of Foster. The
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9 years ago
oh4chia
Was talking with a friend Sunday who showed me the Train Watcher's Map of Chicago, Supplement to the Guide by John Szwajkart 1987 It had everything that ever was related to trains in Chicago and vicinity. Here's a link http://broadway.pennsyrr.com/Rail/Prr/Maps/Itlk/itlk_chi_branch.html
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9 years ago
oh4chia
Was talking with a friend Sunday who showed me the Train Watches Map of Chicago, Supplement to the Guide by John Szwajkart 1987 It had everything that ever was related to trains in Chicago and vicinity. Here's a link http://broadway.pennsyrr.com/Rail/Prr/Maps/Itlk/itlk_chi_branch.html
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9 years ago
oh4chia
happened across Schoenhofen Brewing when visiting in August 2011 Want to post photo but don't see a way to do so
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9 years ago
oh4chia
I had a good friend living on the NW corner of Armitage & Larrabee in the mid '60s. I think she was above a laundromat. The stairs were very steep. I lived on Deming at the Art Circle in the early '60s, at Geneva Terrace & Fullerton and then on Dayton just north of Armitage in a coach house in the mid '60s, and on Sedgwick (2 locations) and on Mohawk in the early '70s. This was when th
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9 years ago
oh4chia
I tried to respond to both Kchi and Pestromy's posts but don't think they took. Will attempt to recreate them. I lived in the Veterans Housing Project on Foster at Kilbourn from 1946 to 1954 and attended Palmer School for kindergarten through 5th grade. I believe the housing project was open to all veterans with families so of course since the military was integrated the project was also. I'
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