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Sy
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Cyprus
3970 Posts

Posted - 07/25/2008 :  09:05:43 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
BEFORE THERE WAS A "BLUE LINE" IT WAS CALLED THE "OHARE/DOUGLAS" AND PRIOR TO THAT IT WAS THE "DOUGLAS/MILWAUKEE" LINE SO ON AND SO ON:
IN THIS THREAD I WILL BE POSTING SOME PICS FROM MY COLLECTION OF OLD CHICAGO TRAINS,BUSES AND TRANSIT LINES OF THE PAST....SORRY THEIR WASNT ALOT OF TAGS AND BURNERS ON THE LINE BACK IN THE 1970'S AND EARLYER BUT NEVER THE LESS THESE PICS ARE TIMELESS AND CLASSIC PARTS OF CHICAGO TRANSIT HISTORY....

6000 SERIES TRAINS AKA "GREEN/WHITE MONSTERS"
DOUGLAS/MILWAUKEE B TRAIN AT ADDISON 1979


RAVENSWOOD A TRAIN AT CHICAGO AVE. 1981.


WILMETTE YARDS 1983.





REEM
Orange Dot

USA
660 Posts

Posted - 07/25/2008 :  12:13:17 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
WOW...THATS A BLAST FROM THE PAST. I MISS THOSE GREEN TRAINS. OPEN THE WINDOWS AND ALL. THE SMELL OF GRIFFIN STUCK IN THERE FOR THE WHOLE RIDE. 8 CARS THAT WOULD EITHER CATCH ON FIRE OR THE DOORS WOULD OPEN THEMSELVES "WATCH THE CLOSING DOORS" IN THE GREENS, IT WAS "WATCH THE OPENING DOORS". NICE PICS SY..PEACE...REEM/MAD CREW
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Sy
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Cyprus
3970 Posts

Posted - 07/26/2008 :  11:03:49 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by REEM

WOW...THATS A BLAST FROM THE PAST. I MISS THOSE GREEN TRAINS. OPEN THE WINDOWS AND ALL. THE SMELL OF GRIFFIN STUCK IN THERE FOR THE WHOLE RIDE. 8 CARS THAT WOULD EITHER CATCH ON FIRE OR THE DOORS WOULD OPEN THEMSELVES "WATCH THE CLOSING DOORS" IN THE GREENS, IT WAS "WATCH THE OPENING DOORS". NICE PICS SY..PEACE...REEM/MAD CREW








LOL.....I KNOW WHAT YOU MEAN BRO I HAVE BEEN PINCH BY THOSE DAM DOORS A FEW TIMES AND AS WRITERS BACK THEN WE WOULD NEVER SIT DOWN ALWAYS STANDING UP LOOKIN OUT THE WINDOWS CHECKING OUT THE LATEST WORK BEING PUT UP...

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UneeK
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373 Posts

Posted - 07/26/2008 :  11:48:47 AM  Show Profile  Visit UneeK's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Ravenswood/Howard/Douglas......f**k this blue red brown the brown stuff.
Remember tearin up the greem monsters! Nothin like it.
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DVS DSK
Gold Dot

USA
77 Posts

Posted - 07/26/2008 :  12:24:50 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by Sy

quote:
Originally posted by REEM

WOW...THATS A BLAST FROM THE PAST. I MISS THOSE GREEN TRAINS. OPEN THE WINDOWS AND ALL. THE SMELL OF GRIFFIN STUCK IN THERE FOR THE WHOLE RIDE. 8 CARS THAT WOULD EITHER CATCH ON FIRE OR THE DOORS WOULD OPEN THEMSELVES "WATCH THE CLOSING DOORS" IN THE GREENS, IT WAS "WATCH THE OPENING DOORS". NICE PICS SY..PEACE...REEM/MAD CREW








LOL.....I KNOW WHAT YOU MEAN BRO I HAVE BEEN PINCH BY THOSE DAM DOORS A FEW TIMES AND AS WRITERS BACK THEN WE WOULD NEVER SIT DOWN ALWAYS STANDING UP LOOKIN OUT THE WINDOWS CHECKING OUT THE LATEST WORK BEING PUT UP...


GREAT PIC'S LIKE THEM DAISYDUKE'S SY! LOL.....

DSK1
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FLASH ABC
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USA
7597 Posts

Posted - 07/26/2008 :  2:49:19 PM  Show Profile  Visit FLASH ABC's Homepage  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by uNEEk@cAR

Ravenswood/Howard/Douglas......f**k this blue red brown the brown stuff.
Remember tearin up the greem monsters! Nothin like it.



man you guys are pulling out all the seniors with those flicks.....


Its so true Scorpio was on that one!!!

http://projectlogan.tumblr.com/
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Sy
Administrator (NYC Fat Cap)

Cyprus
3970 Posts

Posted - 07/26/2008 :  3:58:07 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by DVS DSK

quote:
Originally posted by Sy

quote:
Originally posted by REEM

WOW...THATS A BLAST FROM THE PAST. I MISS THOSE GREEN TRAINS. OPEN THE WINDOWS AND ALL. THE SMELL OF GRIFFIN STUCK IN THERE FOR THE WHOLE RIDE. 8 CARS THAT WOULD EITHER CATCH ON FIRE OR THE DOORS WOULD OPEN THEMSELVES "WATCH THE CLOSING DOORS" IN THE GREENS, IT WAS "WATCH THE OPENING DOORS". NICE PICS SY..PEACE...REEM/MAD CREW








LOL.....I KNOW WHAT YOU MEAN BRO I HAVE BEEN PINCH BY THOSE DAM DOORS A FEW TIMES AND AS WRITERS BACK THEN WE WOULD NEVER SIT DOWN ALWAYS STANDING UP LOOKIN OUT THE WINDOWS CHECKING OUT THE LATEST WORK BEING PUT UP...


GREAT PIC'S LIKE THEM DAISYDUKE'S SY! LOL.....








FOR YOUR INFORMATION THOSE ARE "CUTOFFS" NOT DAISYDUKES AND I'LL ADMIT THERE A LITTLE HIGH BUT NOT "MAGIC JOHNSON" HIGH SO I'M GOOD!

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Sy
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Cyprus
3970 Posts

Posted - 07/28/2008 :  07:24:18 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by uNEEk@cAR

Ravenswood/Howard/Douglas......f**k this blue red brown the brown stuff.
Remember tearin up the greem monsters! Nothin like it.









MUCH RESPECT CAR CREW THE TRANSIT SLAYERS!

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Sy
Administrator (NYC Fat Cap)

Cyprus
3970 Posts

Posted - 07/28/2008 :  07:32:41 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
1979 DOUGLAS/MILWAUKEE LINE AT DAMEN(THIS IS THE STOP WHERE A "SUBWAY SPY" TAG ON THE SIDE OF A BLDG. STAYED UP FROM LIKE 1976 TO AT LEAST 1979?)


1978 DOUGLAS PARK LINE AT LARAMIE.

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DVS DSK
Gold Dot

USA
77 Posts

Posted - 07/28/2008 :  11:29:30 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by Sy

1979 DOUGLAS/MILWAUKEE LINE AT DAMEN(THIS IS THE STOP WHERE A "SUBWAY SPY" TAG ON THE SIDE OF A BLDG. STAYED UP FROM LIKE 1976 TO AT LEAST 1979?)


1978 DOUGLAS PARK LINE AT LARAMIE.


YOU R KILLING IT WITH THESE CLASSIC FLICK'S. KEEP THEM COMING SY!

DSK1
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Sy
Administrator (NYC Fat Cap)

Cyprus
3970 Posts

Posted - 07/31/2008 :  2:43:38 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
THE WILSON SHEDS ON THE HOWARD LINE 1974.

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Sy
Administrator (NYC Fat Cap)

Cyprus
3970 Posts

Posted - 08/04/2008 :  09:33:55 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
THE DOUGLAS/MILWAUKEE LINE B TRAIN 1979.


THE EVANSTON EXPRESS AT WILMETTE 1983.

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Sy
Administrator (NYC Fat Cap)

Cyprus
3970 Posts

Posted - 08/09/2008 :  11:48:51 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
OLD GREEN "FISH BOWL" STYLE BUS ON THE MILWAUKEE/JEFPARK LINE(1980'S)
ALSO PEEP OUT THE OLD SALT BOX BELOW THE STREET SIGN.(CLASSIC)

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riskone
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10 Posts

Posted - 08/14/2008 :  10:12:46 AM  Show Profile  Visit riskone's Homepage  Reply with Quote
wow blast from the past.. check out the cars crazy! we used to ride our bikes down those on and off ramps at addison expressway. just for fun! that 56 milwaukee bus rules. before i was risk i was risk56 then risk156. jeff park hub was our church on sunday mornings! super tranfers equaled super bombing.. all day long!!
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Sy
Administrator (NYC Fat Cap)

Cyprus
3970 Posts

Posted - 08/15/2008 :  1:16:16 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by riskone

wow blast from the past.. check out the cars crazy! we used to ride our bikes down those on and off ramps at addison expressway. just for fun! that 56 milwaukee bus rules. before i was risk i was risk56 then risk156. jeff park hub was our church on sunday mornings! super tranfers equaled super bombing.. all day long!!










WHATS UP RISK GLAD IT BROUGHT YOU BACK...YEAH I KNOW WHAT YOU MEAN ALOT OF MEMORIES AT THE JPARK TERMINAL LOL EVERY SUNDAY I USE TO HOP THE CENTRAL AVE BUS TO THE J-PARK AND I WOULD GET SO HYPED UP CROSSING THE KENNEDY EXPRESS OVERPASS AND DOWN THE STAIRS TO CATCH THE TRAIN AROUND 11AM AND WOULDNT GET HOME TIL AFTER 5PM....BOMBING ALL DAY LONG!

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SEEN-ABC
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USA
3900 Posts

Posted - 08/15/2008 :  2:00:27 PM  Show Profile  Visit SEEN-ABC's Homepage  Reply with Quote
YO SY

I BE IN THIS SAhis little brown one. AY TO SEE IF I CAN STILL ROCK LIKE BACK IN DAYS I LOVE THOSE GHOST LINES FLICKS .......

YO SY I LEAVE ON THE 24TH

YO HIT ME UP ON MINE CELL U GOT MY NUMBER RIGHT

PIECE SEENABC,UPS,MARS,MAD,MPC,TCP,TAC,FEDS


quote:
Originally posted by Sy

quote:
Originally posted by riskone

wow blast from the past.. check out the cars crazy! we used to ride our bikes down those on and off ramps at addison expressway. just for fun! that 56 milwaukee bus rules. before i was risk i was risk56 then risk156. jeff park hub was our church on sunday mornings! super tranfers equaled super bombing.. all day long!!










WHATS UP RISK GLAD IT BROUGHT YOU BACK...YEAH I KNOW WHAT YOU MEAN ALOT OF MEMORIES AT THE JPARK TERMINAL LOL EVERY SUNDAY I USE TO HOP THE CENTRAL AVE BUS TO THE J-PARK AND I WOULD GET SO HYPED UP CROSSING THE KENNEDY EXPRESS OVERPASS AND DOWN THE STAIRS TO CATCH THE TRAIN AROUND 11AM AND WOULDNT GET HOME TIL AFTER 5PM....BOMBING ALL DAY LONG!


"IT TAKES COURAGE & IMAGINATION TO SET NEW DESIGN TRENDS-TO CREATE THE TRENDS ONESELF RATHER THAN FOLLOWING THE FLOW!"

Edited by - SEEN-ABC on 08/15/2008 2:01:20 PM
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CHUMBLY0001
Pink Dot

5970 Posts

Posted - 08/18/2008 :  8:42:22 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
NICE PICS SY. HISTORY IS GOOD. TCS WRS 4-EVER. ACW.
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Sy
Administrator (NYC Fat Cap)

Cyprus
3970 Posts

Posted - 08/29/2008 :  07:45:27 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
THIS IS THE EVANSTON EXPRESS NEAR LOYOLA 1983.(JEWEL GRAND BAZAAR)

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DVS DSK
Gold Dot

USA
77 Posts

Posted - 08/30/2008 :  01:01:54 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by Sy

THIS IS THE EVANSTON EXPRESS NEAR LOYOLA 1983.(JEWEL GRAND BAZAAR)


WOW! THERE WAS NOTHING BETTER THEN THAT SMELL OF INK,PAINT & TRAIN'S MARS'CREW!GRAFF4LIFE.....

DSK1
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1mic
Orange Dot

USA
523 Posts

Posted - 08/30/2008 :  01:19:31 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
times sure have changed

let em know nak...
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Sy
Administrator (NYC Fat Cap)

Cyprus
3970 Posts

Posted - 09/10/2008 :  4:15:10 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
THE "BEN FRANKLIN" IS A SERIES OF RAPID TRANSIT TRAINS THAT RAN IN THE 70'S AND 80'S BEARING THE CTA'S SPECIAL BICENTENNIAL MOTIF...EACH TRAIN HAVING THE RED, WHITE AND BLUE STRIPES AND NAMED IN HONOR OF THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA PERSONALITY...IT WAS ALSO MY PERSONAL FAVORITE CARS TO RIDE, ROCK AND DRAW.



ENGLEWOOD-HOWARD AT WILSON UPTOWN 1983.



LAKE DAN RYAN LINE AT CLARK-LAKE 1970'S.

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