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  • Lost and Found

    FYI, our latest blog post Lost and Found features many classic photos of the CA&E, CNS&M, and early preservation efforts: Lost and Found

    davidsadowski 28 minutes ago
  • More CA&E Jewels

    FYI, our latest blog post features more classic photos of the Chicago, Aurora & Elgin interurban, many from fantrips. We also have some photos of Elgin

    davidsadowski 3 days ago
  • The Mass Transit Special

    FYI, our latest blog post features more pictures from the waning days of the Chicago, Aurora & Elgin interurban, courtesy of Mark Llanuza, and also one from

    davidsadowski 7 days ago
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A discussion list for individuals interested in the history of the defunct Chicago, Aurora and Elgin Railroad, Aurora Elgin & Fox River Electric and similar traction related operations in the Fox Valley area.

All the standard rules apply, common sense and decorum should prevail. Postings which are non-relevant, or deemed by the moderator to be offensive will be removed. This group is currently set as an open environment, ie, membership and postings are open to the public. New members will be on moderated messages until proven otherwise or unless the owner personally knows them or members can vouch for the new members. There will be a zero tolerance for spam.

Home page photo - A three car CA&E train enters the depot at the Illinois Railway Museum led by wooden car 309 with 308 and 319 in the consist. Photo taken 15 September 2012.

Photo by David Lemke

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