and 2 miles on Aurora, Elgin & Fox River Electric Co. Frequency of service (1934, midday every day): On June 4, 1957, in the last month of service, a train heads west through Wheaton.Car 452 is one of the newest; 431 in the rear was built in 1927.Remembering the CA&E Brief History: Third rail distribution of power to trains was the hallmark of the CA&E, the "Sunset Lines." It had little overhead trolley except in street-running, which was confined to the west terminals and West Chicago.From the 1930s it experienced heavy commuter traffic along the double-track Chicago-Wheaton main stem.At Wheaton, the multiple unit trains were divided, sending cars to Aurora, to Elgin and to the storage yard. Charles-Geneva was integrated with the train schedule, replacing other through cars. Though it installed all-steel cars in 1923-45, right until the end of service the rush hours saw trains of wooden equipment, the oldest dating from 1902.Steeple-cab locomotives and express motors hauled freight cars between connecting railroads and to or from on-line industries.The abandonment is famous, or infamous, since they are one of the few railroads to abandon service at noon.
And he says he can back up his website claim of a 90 percent success rate, which is based on the number of clients who matched up with another client at the same event.
I’ll be hosting, I’ll be dating, I’ll be ringing a gong.
I’m so excited to be visiting Chicago, a city near and dear to my heart because it’s where I got started in radio. The more successful the Chicago event is, the more likely we are to expand.
But, as CBS 2 Investigator Pam Zekman found out, some singles have said they’re getting ripped off by one locally based matchmaker.
“It was Valentine’s Day, I was single, it sounded like something that was worth a shot,” said Alexandra Katzman, about why she decided to try a matchmaking service.
So come join me for a fun morning of mimosa-drinking and friend-making! Where: The Grafton Pub | 4530 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60625 (a great place where I used to hang out when I lived in Chicago! So be sure to tell your Chicago pals to sign up for the event!