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Skokie company plays major role in rail safety 2014-05-29 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 29, 2014 , p. 8 Safety devices and measures, Cook, Kevin, Railroads, Midland Manufacturing
Riding the rails still a thrill 2002-07-18 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 18, 2002, Sec. 2, p. 1 Organizations and societies, Railroads, Glure, Fred, Fried, Bill, Twentieth Century Railroad Club, Basso, Gerald, Miller, Howard
Rail line might be abandoned 2001-11-01 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 1, 2001, p. 3 Union Pacific Railroad Company, Crafty Beaver, Railroads, Bromley, John
Train cars pulled out after lawsuit 2001-03-08 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 8, 2001, p. 10 Union Pacific Railroad Company, Litigation, Railroads
Skokie lawsuit prompts Union Pacific to move car carriers 2001-02-22 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, February 22, 2001, Sec. 1, p. 1 Union Pacific Railroad Company, Litigation, Railroads
Village sues railroad over empty cars 2001-02-08 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 8, 2001, p. 3 Union Pacific Railroad Company, Litigation, Railroads, Skokie
Skokie waiting to see impact of train horns 2000-02-03 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 3, 2000, p. 3 Railroads, Noise, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Laws and regulations
Dempster/Lehigh intersection to close for crossing repairs 1999-07-15 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 15, 1999, Sec. 1, p. 1 Lehigh Avenue, Railroads, Dempster Street, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Woman struck and killed by Metra train 1998-01-22 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 22, 1998, p. 5 Railroads, Santi, Loraloo M., Accidents, Metra
Woman killed in early morning train accident 1998-01-22 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, January 22, 1998, Sec. 1, p. 1 Railroads, Santi, Loraloo M., Accidents, Metra
Zephyr to stop in Skokie 1997-10-09 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 9, 1997, p. 3 Museums, Railroads, Burlington Pioneer Zephyr, Schakter, Joe, Museum of Science and Industry, W.W. Grainger Inc., Northern Railcar Co.
Whistlestop in Skokie : Zephyr heading to the end of the line 1997-10-09 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, October 9, 1997, Sec. 2, p. 1 Museums, Railroads, Burlington Pioneer Zephyr, Museum of Science and Industry, W.W. Grainger Inc.
Train speeds and safety 1996-01-18 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 18, 1996, p. 16 Safety devices and measures, Railroads, Federal Railroad Administration, Editorial
Our challenge as people 1996-01-11 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 11, 1996, p. 11 Government - U.S., Railroads, Editorial
Reconsider plan, Nees tells board 1995-04-20 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 20, 1995, p. 3 Landmarks Preservation Council of Illinois, Skokie Board of Trustees, Nees, Michael, Skokie Historical Society, Railroads, Operation Greenlight, Gorell, Jacqueline
Metra reports ridership up 1995-04-13 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 13, 1995, p. 4 Transportation, Ladd, Jeff, Railroads, Metra
Plan might include rail line in suburbs 1991-09-12 An option for building a new commuter rail line is included in a new mass transit plan drafted by the Northwest Municipal Conference (NWMC). Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, September 12, 1991, Sec. 1, p. 4 Northwest Municipal Conference, Transportation, Railroads
Rain delays railroad track work 1984-11-01 Track repairs are progressing slowly at the Searle Parkway crossing. Work has been delayed by heavy rain. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, November 1, 1984, Sec. 1, p. 1 Railroads, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Keep track open-ICC 1982-09-23 The Chicago and North Western Railroad has lost a key round in the battle to abandon service on a freight line which several Skokie and Lincolnwood firms consider vital. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, September 23, 1982, Sec. 1, p. 1 Chicago and North Western Railroad, Railroads
Railroad battle enters new phase 1982-07-22 The fight to retain freight service on a rail line serving Skokie and Lincolnwood factories enters a new phase this week when shippers and the Chicago and North Western Railroad will submit written agreements to the Federal Interstate Commerce Commission. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 22, 1982, Sec. 1, p. 3 Chicago and North Western Railroad, Railroads
Rail plan under fire 1982-05-20 The Federal Interstate Commerce Commission has granted requests for an oral hearing on the Chicago and North Western plans to abandon track located between Oakton St. and Pratt Ave. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, May 20, 1982, Sec. 1, p. 1 Chicago and North Western Railroad, Railroads
Close Main for 3 days to smooth RR 1975-08-28 Illinois Commerce Commission ordered improvement of the railroad crossing on Main Street, The News, Thursday, August 28, 1975, p. 3 Renovation and repair, Railroads, Main Street
C&NW freight derails 1974-11-14 Freight train derailed north of Oakton on Nov. 9th. The News, Thursday, November 14, 1974, p. 3 Chicago and North Western Railroad, Railroads
C&NW agrees to repair tracks 1974-11-07 Chicago & Northwestern RR agrees to repair crossing at Searle and Main Streets. The News, Thursday, November 7, 1974, p. 8 Chicago and North Western Railroad, Railroads
Skokie asks ICC help at crossings 1974-09-26 Skokie filed complaint with ICC against Chicago Northwestern RR and the maintenance of their crossings. The News, Thursday, September 26, 1974, p. 4 Chicago and North Western Railroad, Railroads, Illinois Commerce Commission
Pressures mount on railroads 1974-08-08 Skokie filing complaint against Chicago and NorthWestern Railroad about the maintenance of their crossings. The News, Thursday, August 8, 1974, p. 3 Skokie Board of Trustees, Chicago and North Western Railroad, Railroads, Illinois Commerce Commission
Skokie takes RR before ICC 1974-07-25 Village filing a complaint with ICC about maintenance of Chicago and NorthWestern RR crossings in village. The News, Thursday, July 25, 1974, p. 13 Skokie Board of Trustees, Chicago and North Western Railroad, Railroads