Picture 3-4.
An 1894 view looking north on Third Street from John Street.  This picture was taken to illustrate the steepest grade on the system.  This line was then known as the Fair Grounds Branch.  The old Fair Grounds was behind the photographer, between First and Fourth Streets, south of John Street. C. Trego and O. E. Goldschmidt, Tests of Efficiency of the U. & C. Electric Street Railway, University of Illinois thesis, 1894

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