Destination, Loop: the story of rapid transit railroading in and around Chicago

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S. Greene Press, Dec 1, 1982 - Business & Economics - 139 pages
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This account of the planning and development of Chicago's elevated rapid transit system examines the commercial necessities and political pressures

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Downtown Chicago 8 1 Chicagos First L
The Loop Today 86 7 The Insull Imprint
Notes to Part Two 8992 8 A New Deal for Chicago

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About the author (1982)

Brian Cudahy has served as the director of the office of transit management with the Department of Transportation. He writes on Urban Architecture, focusing on the historical aspects of transit systems. In Under the Sidewalks of New York: The Story of the World's Greatest Subway System, he chronicled the development of the subway and provided a chronological overview of rapid transit. He has also written histories of the Boston subway, Hudson tubes, Pennsylvania railroad tunnels, and the Chicago rapid transit system.

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