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Interurban Cars

Standard 1929 Chicago South Shore & South Bend 34
Standard 1929
Chicago South Shore & South Bend 34
Description:Double-end arch-roof steel coach

Equipment Information

South Shore Line 34 is a heavyweight steel coach built for service between Chicago and South Bend. It saw over 50 years of service, not being retired until 1984. It is maintained in complete and operational condition.

Builder: Standard Steel Car Company
Year Built: 1929
Seats: 48
Length: 61ft
Width: 10ft 1in
Height: 13ft 5in
Weight: 129600 lbs
Brakes: AMU
Motors: 4 WH 567C11
Control: HBF-XM160
Compressor: D3-F
Trucks: Bald 84-60AA
Description: Double End / Double Truck / Arch Roof / Coach
Arrived: 1984
Condition: Complete / unrestored / operational

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Ownership History
1929-1984 – Chicago South Shore & South Bend
1984-present – Illinois Railway Museum, Union, IL