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Scout Report readers with a penchant for urban transportation (past and present) will find much to catch their attention while visiting the Chicago "L" site. Created by transportation history guru and expert Graham Garfield, this site provides videos, historical and contemporary photographs, essays, and other items related to Chicago's elevated transit system. Under the "What's New" banner, visitors can check out the latest station photographs and profiles and then move on to the ""L" News Headlines", which cover the latest and greatest news regarding the Chicago Transit Authority. Visitors can then look over to the left-hand side of the page to perform a closer investigation into various "L" routes, track maps, articles, chronologies, and past, present, and future transit plans in the Windy City. Those persons planning a visit to Chicago will want to read up on Garfield's historic station tours and also learn more about the specialized argot that describes and defines the "L", which can be found at the bottom of the homepage.

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  • Social Studies > General
  • Social Studies > State History

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    Social studies -- State history,NSDL_SetSpec_internetscout,Social studies -- Technology and civilization,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20120928115201586T,Social Sciences,Social studies,History/Policy/Law,Technology,Social studies -- History,Social studies -- Current events/issues,NSDL

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