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Illinois Terminal, the electric years

by Paul Stringham

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Published by Interurban Press in Glendale, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Illinois.
    • Subjects:
    • Illinois Terminal Railroad Company.,
    • Railroads -- Illinois.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 256).

      Statementby Paul H. Stringham.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTF25.I422 S77 1989
      The Physical Object
      Pagination263 p. :
      Number of Pages263
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2214307M
      ISBN 100916374823
      LC Control Number89037338
      OCLC/WorldCa20259944

      book Illinois Terminal, the Electric Years by Paul H. Stringham — not in English Common Knowledge: book Monterey and Pacific Grove Street Car Era (Interurbans Special) by Erle C. Hanson: The San Diego Trolley (Interurbans special) by Gena Holle — not in English Common Knowledge: book The Shaker Heights Rapid Transit by.   The author of "Illinois Terminal: the Electric Years,'' published in , along with several other books detailing the state's rail history, Stringham remembered the Rocket as .

      The Illinois Terminal Railroad that vanished into the Norfolk & Western Railroad in was a markedly different creature than it was as an infant some 75 years earlier. With its arch-windowed electric cars flashing though the fertile central Illinois countryside or trundling through city streets past humming subs. The idea for the Illinois Traction System, later called the Illinois Terminal Railroad, began in the late s. William B. McKinley, the owner of Champaign’s local streetcars intermittently since , pushed to connect lines between cities and create the electric interurban (Scott, ). McKinley purchased streetcar systems in Champaign’s surrounding cities and built power plants to.

      Illinois Terminal, Champaign, Illinois. likes. The Illinois Terminal is an intermodal passenger transport center located at 45 East University Avenue 3/5(2). The Illinois Terminal Railroad In , it was one of two Class I electric railroads. When the company reorganized after the financial woes of the Depression, the Illinois Terminal name was adopted in order to reflect the line's primary role as a freight interchange link with major steam railroads at terminal ends Peoria, Danville, and St. Louis.


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Stringham () Hardcover – January 1, /5(3). ILLINOIS TERMINAL THE ELECTRIC YEARS-Paul Stringham pages hardcover This is a look at the Illinois Terminal. Includes the Danville Paxton & No. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Stringham, Paul. Illinois Terminal, the electric years.

Glendale, Calif.: Interurban Press, (OCoLC) Illinois Terminal, the Electric Years by Stringham, Paul H. Glendale: Interurban Pr, Stiff green boards, jacket is bright, corners and spine ends with some rubbing, not clipped or torn, clean solid copy.

Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Illinois Terminal. A very good history of the Illinois Terminal Railway here in south central Illinois. This particular copy was the edition by Interurban Press, Glendale, Ca. and is probably one of the better looks at the company in its early years of steam and electric traction s: 2.

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Buy Illinois Terminal, the Electric Years 1st Edition by Paul H. Stringham (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 2. In his book, " Illinois Terminal: The Electric Years," author Paul Stringham details the difficulties ITC encountered when attempting to install a crossing over the Illinois Central in Springfield at Capitol Avenue.

This issue became a recurring theme as McKinley experienced similar problems with. Long lived Illinois Terminal still lived on today by the current owner of the Western & Lake Erie Railway.W&LE EMD GP9 # is not an original former Illinois Terminal locomotive but this W&LE EMD SD39 # is one of 6 remaining real former Illinois Terminal SD39 still in used by the Western & Lake Erie but not only that this is one of two are fully restored into real true heritage scheme.

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The Illinois Terminal's original ITS line was largely torn up by the end of the 's, but the Lincoln-Alentown segment remained until the late 's.

I know the line was severed in August, when they had a derailment on the Mackinaw River bridge. Paul Stringham was a rail buff who wrote a number of books on the subject in the area including "Illinois Terminal: The Electric Years," published in.

The Illinois Terminal would begin a downward spiral untilat which time it would be in a state of undeclared bankruptcy.

In a remarkable undertaking of recovery, just as the railroad was about to wither away, Mr. Wilson would be appointed President and would actually breathe new life into the floundering railroad.

Illinois Terminal was built with funds provided by the Federal Transit Administration, Illinois Department of Transportation, the Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District and the city of Champaign, and was named for the Illinois Terminal Railroad, an electric interurban line that ran from Champaign, and at one time extended as far as St.

Louis. - Explore stantipsword's board "Illinois terminal railroad" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Illinois, Train and Electric locomotive pins. To see or ride on an old Interurban car or electric trolley, a visit to a railroad museum is in order. The largest in the country, Illinois Railway Museum (; ), is located in Union, Ill.

This museum has 37 Interurban cars, including seven from the Illinois Terminal Railroad. Illinois Terminal: The Electric Years by Paul H.

Stringham ( Interurban Press) Follow The Flag: A History of the Wabash Railroad Company by H. Roger Grant ( Northern Illinois University Press) and.

The Flyer: The Magazine of Illinois Terminal Railroad History Vol. 19 No.1 Spring (issue all about Decatur and the ITS). Paul Stringham was a rail buff who wrote a number of books on the subject in the area including “Illinois Terminal: The Electric Years,” published .Illinois Traction System May 8, Precursor to the Illinois Terminal System the Illinois Traction System, an affiliate of the Illinois Power and Light Company, was formed by William McKinley in the early 's as a consolidation of several smaller interurban traction ITS, at its height, provided electric passenger rail service to miles ( km) of tracks in central and.Unsubscribe: [email protected] List owner: [email protected] Illinois_Traction_System (A group for the purpose of sharing information, photos and memorabilia related to the electric railroad operations of the Illinois Traction System and the Illinois Terminal Railroad.