Chicago South Side Elevated Railroad

By Elton Gish; posted September 13, 2003

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Note the CD 257 Mickeys supporting the feeder cables between the two elevated tracks. There are two third rails on each side. Note the white porcelain third rail insulators. The photo is from the Electrical Engineer dated May 5, 1898. The next photo shows a close up of the third rail insulator.