Current Issue

The Summer 2018 issue of First & Fastest includes:

The Last Streetcar in Chicago
by Richard F. Begley

A Tale of Two Streamliners
by Thomas J. Jervan and John Nicholson

Proposed New Glen Ellyn Metra Station
by Shore Line Staff

CA&E in the Eye of the Company Photographers
by Shore Line Staff

A 300 IS ONLY PERFECT IN BOWLING
The Sad Story of Speedrail Cars 300 and 301

by Larry A. Sakar

Streetcars and Railroads in Chicago
by Richard F. Begley

West Towns in La Grange
by Shore Line Staff

Creating the Land Of The Burlingtons – Burlington's Significant Investments in its Suburban Service 1946-1960
by Ray Buhrmaster, David Hoffman, George Kanary and Norman Carlson

The South Chicago Branch
photos by Kenneth Spengler, captions by Norman Carlson

Regional Streetcar News
by Shore Line Staff

CTA Wraps Things Up
by Bruce G. Moffat

Insull's Smaller Empire
conducted by Eric Bronsky

 

When Will My Next Issue of First & Fastest Arrive?

Shore Line strives to have issues of First & Fastest to members by the first day of each season. International delivery of print issues may take longer. Here is our schedule for the upcoming year:

Issue Will Arrive by ...
Spring 2018 March 20, 2018
Summer 2018 June 21, 2018
Autumn 2018 September 22, 2018
Winter 2018 December 21, 2018

 

 

 

  First & Fastest, Summer 2018  
  Covers: On September 11, 1955, cars 300-331-350 are laying over at the Springfield station. —John F. Humiston photo, Richard Humiston Collection
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