Picture 2-5.

Motorman Carey B. Hall poses with car 7 on the Douglas Park-Lincoln Park line in this 1903 photo.  Lake View Hospital is in the background.  The car has been changed a bit.  Vestibule windows have been added above the front dash, giving the motorman some measure of protection against the cold winter.  The route name is no longer painted on the car, but is displayed on a changeable sign on the vestibule roof, giving the system much more flexibility in car assignments.

Carey Hall is an interesting individual.  He started the Danville Transfer & Storage company.  He ended his motorman career one day when he was unable to stop his car at the end of the Lincoln Park line at Logan Ave., and ran the car off the end of the track and over Waterworks Hill. Mike Roegner collection


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