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Chicago and Northern Illinois History

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History web ring celebrating the rich and diverse history of Chicago and the Northern Illinois Counties of Boone, Cook, DeKalb, DuPage, Kane, Kankakee, Kendall, Lake, McHenry, Winnebago and Will. Any sites which contain historical information of places or events are welcome, including municipalities, history and genealogy sites, museums, libraries, colleges, and personal pages that contain historical information. Explore your heritage!
 

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   Mike Maxfield's Family History Websites Preview Go
Family history websites of the Sieben and Hennebohle families of Chicago,IL., and the Maxfield family of Sycamore, DeKalb County, IL.
   Mike Maxfield's Family History Websites Preview Go
Mike Maxfield's Family History Websites
   Chicago, Rail Capital Preview Go
In the late 1940's Chicago was the nation's railroad capital, today Chicago is freight, commuters and a greatly-reduced number of intercity passengers


   Chicago Rail Fair of 1948-1949 Preview Go
In a recent National Railway Historical Society Bulletin I read that at the time of the Chicago Rail Fair of 1948, Chicago had 22 Class 1 railroads, 9 switching/terminal roads; 6 industrial railroads and 3 suburban (interurban) roads. I have searched for all the information available on this memorable event.
   Chicago Bypass Preview Go
A Chicago Bypass is all about getting railroad freight around Chicago instead of going through Chicago (with the resulting delays and pollution). Lots on car pollution in Chicago. Lots of energy saved.






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