Each year the Chicago Transit Authority runs a specially decorated train, the Holiday Train, on all the lines during the holiday season. The train includes lights, special “advertisements” including Santa jokes and fictional North Pole restaurants, Christmas music and an outdoor sleigh in which Santa rides throughout the cold Chicago weather.
I didn’t get the “shot,” but about 20 minutes after this was shot John H. White was called to photograph the fire on Michigan Ave. I had met up with him to give him a print.
A Smarte Carte normally used in Chicago’s O’Hare airport’s travellers has found its way to the Harrison Red Line going towards 95/Dan Ryan.