Masks required in Abakanowicz Research Center; optional for rest of Museum MORE

Celebrating the CTA’s 70th Anniversary

On October 1, the Chicago Transit Authority celebrates its 70th anniversary. To commemorate the occasion, we have compiled some highlights about the CTA’s rich history from the Chicago History Museum’s collection. A CTA train heads west on the Lake Street elevated line, June 30, 1967. CHM, Hedrich-Blessing Collection, HB-30550 Long gone are the electric-powered trolley More