WHAT'S NEW AT CERA!
Thank you all who joined us on Friday, Nov. 13 for Patrick Reardon's history of The Loop: The "L" Tracks That Shaped and Saved Chicago.
We sincerely apologize that the program initially allowed only 100 people in the audience.The edited video of the program is now live.
If you’d like to present a program with CERA via Zoom, contact us. We can scan your photos or slides and format them into a PowerPoint program for presentation.
Upcoming CERA Zoom Programs
November 13 at 7:00 p.m. (CST): The Loop: The “L” Tracks That Shaped and Saved Chicago presented by Patrick Reardon. Patrick’s presentation is in conjunction with the publication of the book of the same name. Members may obtain additional information about his forthcoming book through this link: http://siupress.com/theloop
Model traction makes its first appearance in the CERA Blog as we feature a selection of trolley models built and/or painted by the late Larry Konsbruck.
The files for Bulletin 151 Trolleys to the Boardwalk: A History of Atlantic City Trolleys 1854-1955 are going to the printer this month. This book will be available to 2018 CERA members in December and will be available to the public through our bookstore.
All “In-Person” Programs Cancelled through the End of 2020 University Center has informed us that all conference dates at their facility have been cancelled through the end of the year.
If you are interested in presenting a live program at CERA in 2021, contact our program director, Andrew Sunderland, through the CERA email address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Zoom Program Schedule
All Zoom programs are held on the second Friday of the month beginning at 7:00 p.m. (CDT). The link to each month’s meeting will be available on the CERA web site and admission will begin at 6:45.
December 11 at 7:00 p.m. (CST) TBA presented by David Wilson
Blog: The Photography of Robert Konsbruck
CERA’s Blog returns with color traction photographs from the collection of the late Robert Konsbruck. We plan to present these and other images from the CERA archives every three to four weeks.
Also, if anyone has any rail transit news to pass along to the membership, please send it along to us with any accompanying images you might have to email@example.com. This is your website and we can all participate to make it interesting and exciting to all.
NOVEMBER ZOOM PROGRAM
On Nov. 13, author Patrick Reardon took Zoom guests on a historical tour of on of Chicago's defining features, the elevated tracks of The Loop.
The Loop: The “L” Tracks That Shaped and Saved Chicago