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75th Anniversary CTA Day at Fox River Trolley Museum in South Elgin, Illinois

Oct 2, 2022

7:00 am - 1:00 pm

365 S La Fox St, South Elgin, IL 60177


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Come out and celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the Chicago Transit Authority with a special event at the Fox River Trolley Museum featuring passenger and work equipment that operated in Chicago before coming to the museum.

The event will feature posed photography opportunities of the museum’s CTA collection in areas not easily accessible to the public, including

• Chicago City Railways 1908 electric locomotive L202
• Recently restored crane car S-314
• The unique 1947 Pullman-Standard articulated steel-aluminum car 5001 posed along the line from Castlemuir to Blackhawk.

We will ride on recently restored 1925 Chicago Elevated Car 4451 and some of the museum’s 1959 St. Louis single cars as we look forward to the next 75 years of the CTA moving the public.

Please note that this event will be outdoors rain or shine and will include walking over uneven terrain, wear appropriate footwear and clothing.

Arrive by 7:30 AM to park, explore the collection, and enter the raffles for an authentic CTA sign.

Cars depart at 8:00 AM.
The event will be approximately 4-5 hours.

Members – $25
Non-members – $50

Include a cab ride for part of the day for only $20 more.

Purchase your event passes at