26.6.08

THE COFFIN MEDAL, THE SPEED TROPHY, AND A CENTURY OF SERVICE. The centennial of the South Shore Line features a quasi-academic conference with a visit to the repair shops (which to this day have a Midwest interurban look to them). The railroad has become such an institution in northwest Indiana that this promotional model (somebody had a lot of fun with Play-Doh) from a special section of the Northwest Indiana Times includes a stylized interurban train.

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