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Burlington Bulletin No. 54

Part #: brh-bbno54

Burlington Route Historical Society 

Burlington Bulletin No. 54. This is another three topic Bulletin featuring Rupert Gamlen's "Disaster in the Suburbs" article covering three early 20th century wrecks at Western Springs. Next is Leo Phillipp's "Sterling Motor Car" article examining the change from steam passenger operations to a motor car on the Sterling-Shabbona-Serena (Illinois) run. Bringing up the markers is a photo essay of four months in 1959 of the Q in Lincoln from the camera of Irv Fierstein. The photos are from the BRHS Archive and were captioned by Archive Committee member Jim Sandrin. The issue is 68 pages loaded with photos, maps, charts and other illustrations.

Burlington Bulletin No. 54