CTA Blue line stub tracks just west of Clark and Lake

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CTA Blue line stub tracks just west of Clark and Lake

Post by Passenger » Mon Jan 09, 2017 1:02 pm

Where did they go or where were they planned to go?

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Re: CTA Blue line stub tracks just west of Clark and Lake

Post by jonnhrr » Mon Jan 09, 2017 2:53 pm

There was a plan in the 1940's to connect the Dearborn subway to the Lake St. L (either kept as an L or partially converted to a subway). They built these stubs as part of this plan. This plan never happened of course.

For more detail see this in Chicago-L.org: http://www.chicago-l.org/FAQ.html#6.2

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Re: CTA Blue line stub tracks just west of Clark and Lake

Post by Passenger » Tue Jan 10, 2017 10:12 am

Thanks.
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