Going back to August 2013, the Final Farewell run of the Budd 2200 Series cars pulls into Madison / Wabash. The trip originated at Harlem & Lake on the Green Line, ran up to Kimball, back south to... (more)
The 2400 Farewell Charter stops at Dempster St. on the Purple Line for a photo stop. Cars 2401-2420 are designated as work motors which feature the red and white strips making them the most colorf... (more)
The 2200 series cars make one last run across their old stomping grounds on the Douglas Park Branch which is now known as the Pink Line. This will be my last photo of these cars on CTA property. C... (more)
Heading south along the Evanston Express track, we find the old Wilson platform. This part of the station is closed to the public and if you look just above the left car, you can see a catenary su... (more)
Goodbye blinker doors! Introduced in 1947 with the original 5000 series cars, the retirement of the 2200s in 2013 puts an end to the blinker door era on the CTA. Car 2346 is seen stopped at Main S... (more)
Northbound 2200 Farewell Tour rounds the curve into Sheridan on the Evanston Express tracks.
Cars 2339-40, 2327-28 & 2345-46 head south above Wabash Ave as the sun peaks through the buildings downtown.
A six car train of 2200 series cars makes their final trip down the State Street Subway at Washington & State. The Washington Station has been closed since 2006, with Lake & State replacing it jus... (more)
A six car train of 2200 series cars makes up the Final Farewell Tour on Sunday Aug 25th. The 2200 series cars were officially retired from service on Monday Aug 26th. Here, the train is seen comin... (more)
Northbound at Oakton - Skokie under the old North Shore catenary supports.
Westbound at LaSalle & Lake Street.
One of the few remaining 2200 series cars makes a photo stop at Garfield Park on the Lake Street Elevated.
One of the few remaining 2200 series cars seen 40ft below at La Salle & Congress.
A set of 2200 CTA cars prepare to depart for their next and last stop, Rosemont.
Westbound on the Ravenswood Branch, our four car 2200 train stops for a photo shoot in the Golden Hour.