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#Michael Brein's advisor to Chicago via the L exhibits tourists the way to visit Chicago s best 50 customer points of interest through the L (subway), Metra (suburban rail), and bus. The advisor exhibits which transit to exploit, which strains to take, which stops to board and go out at, and, utilizing approximately 30 designated mini-area-walking maps, indicates precisely the right way to stroll from those stops correct to the customer sights. extra within sight sights also are indicated on those mini-maps. An ultra-large (very effortless to learn) legitimate map of Chicago's transit process can be supplied. The Chicago advisor is concise, compact, and accomplished and matches on your pocket (leave the cumbersome books again within the inn room!). Michael Brein's Chicago consultant is a part of the world's first and merely go back and forth consultant sequence in particular designed to teach tourists easy methods to sightsee the pinnacle 50 customer sights via public transportation in a number of the world's such a lot visited cities.#

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Jones One of CGW's Twin Cities, Council Bluffs, big 2-10-4 Texas types leads a problems that had limited and ly their service application Both types were popularity. built with relative- small drivers and were intended for slow-speed drag freight service. The reason for this enormous piston thrust required the locomotive placed great stress on was simple: power the to its frame and minimized dynamic augment, allowing for much higher speeds. The Santa Fe ordered some of the largest 2-10-4s, drivers, enormous machines with 74-inch 30x34-inch cylinders (among the largest ever used by a simple engine), 310-pound boiler pressure, and a total engine weight (minus tender) of 545,000 cylinders.

These later locomotives fea- machines with 73-inch drivers for Santa Fe tured larger boilers, slightly larger cylinders, and 77- below). Canadian National embraced the 4-8-4 with inch driving wheels. Except for the single Alco-built great enthusiasm, starting with an order for 40 (see and NP bought secondhand from Timken (this ultimately featuring the largest roster of 4-8-4s in was the famous Four Aces roller-bearing demonstra- North America, some 203 locomotives, including 4-8-4 that tor), NP's later 4-8-4s were all Baldwin products and also featured enormous large firebox and four-wheeled fireboxes.

New York NP The Central's L-2a 4-8-2s built in firebox was also larger than subsequent 4-8-4 designs, Santa in 1 Fe's first 4-8-4, 991 . number 3751 was , On December 28, 991 1 , it restored to service leads a passenger excursion over California's Tehachapi Mountains. and a nificantly pair of Santa Fe's colorfully painted FP45 built, Bealville and Caliente, California. This line owned, and operated by the Southern Pacific, didn't in September 1 942. It is passenger and freight work. typical It is adopt a 2-8-4 Berkshire type similar to trains fast, but was example of CN's it simple: speed.

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