LeRoy Blommaert Collection of Chicago Suburban Timetables
Scope and Content of the Collection
The LeRoy Blommaert Collection of Chicago Suburban Timetables includes timetables for railroad lines in Chicago and its suburbs from the late nineteenth century to early twenty first century. The railroad lines featured in the collection are: Burlington Route, Illinois Central, North Shore Line, Rock Island, and South Shore Line.
- Blommaert, LeRoy (Person)
Materials are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
The LeRoy Blommaert Collection of Chicago Suburban Timetables are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room; 1 box at a time (Priority III).
Ownership and Literary Rights
The LeRoy Blommaert Collection of Chicago Suburban Timetables are the physical property of the Newberry Library. Copyright may belong to the authors or their legal heirs or assigns. For permission to publish or reproduce any materials from this collection, contact the Roger and Julie Baskes Department of Special Collections.
Biography of LeRoy Blommaert,
Blommaert lives in Chicago's Edgewater neighborhood and researches Chicago's history in various capacities.
1 Linear Feet (3 boxes)
The LeRoy Blommaert Collection of Chicago Suburban Timetables contains timetables for Chicago suburban railroad lines. The collection highlights the corresponding railroad lines: Burlington Route, Illinois Central, North Shore Line, Rock Island, and South Shore Line.
Materials are arranged alphabetically and chronologically.
Collection Stack Location
1 38 4
Gift of LeRoy Blommaert, 2014.
Samantha Smith 2015.
- Blommaert, LeRoy
- Chicago & Milwaukee Railroad Co
- Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company
- Chicago, Rock Island, and Pacific Railroad Company (1948- )
- Chicago, South Shore and South Bend Railroad
- Illinois Central Railroad Company
- Manuscripts, American -- Illinois -- Chicago
- Railroads -- Illinois -- Chicago
- Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago
- Transportation -- Illinois
- Transportation timetables -- 1851-1900
- Transportation timetables -- 1901-1950
- Transportation timetables -- 1951-2000
- Transportation timetables -- 2001-2050
- Inventory of the LeRoy Blommaert Collection of Chicago Suburban Timetables, 1883-2009
- Samantha Smith
- Language of description
- Script of description