CTA Surface System History presented by the Illinois Railway Museum

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As stated on the home page, these blueprints are for your personal enjoyment. They are high quality and not watermarked as a sign of trust, so PLEASE do not reproduce/repost these in any manner without permission from the Illinois Railway Museum. Please help encourage continued posting of additinonal material by protecting the Museum's collection rights.

The "Other Vehicle Info/Data" section at the bottom of the page contains information about vehicles that is not technically blueprints.

(W) indicates drawing on white paper - (B) indicates drwing on blue paper.


Streetcars

  • 101-700 02/01/1911 (W)
  • 169 Cars 05/22/1925 (W)
  • 169 Cars 06/16/1925 (B)
  • 169 Cars 06/16/1925 (W)
  • 701-750 02/01/1911 (B)
  • 751-1100 02/01/1911 (W)
  • 1101-1423 02/01/1911 (B)
  • 1424-1428 02/01/1911 (B)
  • 1429-1505 No Date (B)
  • 1506-1576 No Date (B)
  • 1577-1720 No Date (W)
  • 1800-1899 No Date (B)
  • 2501-2625 09/24/1910 (B)
  • 2701-2780 12/11/1913 (B)
  • 2801-2815 01/20/1914 (B)
  • 2816-2823 01/20/1914 (B)
  • 2824-2828, 2830-2838 01/20/1914 (B)
  • 2829 01/20/1914 (B)
  • 2839-2840 01/20/1914 (B)
  • 2841-2845 01/20/1914 (B)
  • 2841-2845 No Date (B)
  • 2846-2849, 2851-2856 01/20/1914 (B)
  • 2846-2856 No Date (B)
  • 2850 01/20/1914 (B)
  • 2859, 6239 11/01/1926 (B)
  • 2904-2922 06/30/1925 (B)
  • 3000-3089, 6000-6137 No Date (B)
  • 3091, 6147-6154 No Date (B)
  • 3093-3118, 2904-2922 04/08/1930 (B)
  • 3119-3178, 1721-1785, 6155-6189 06/16/1925 (B)
  • 3179-3201 11/01/1926 (B)
  • 3202-3261, 6199-6238 11/01/1926 (B)
  • 3262-3321, 6240-6279 11/01/1926 (B)
  • 3262-3321, 6240-6279 11/01/1926 (W)
  • 3322-3381, 6280-6319 12/18/1930 (B)
  • 3322-3381, 6280-6319 12/18/1930 (W)
  • 3322-3381, 6280-6319 04/21/1941 (W)
  • 4001 10/28/1935 (W)
  • 4002-4051, 7002-7034 03/05/1937 (W)
  • 4002-4051, 7002-7034 03/05/1937 (W)
  • 4002-4051, 7002-7034 No Date (B)
  • 4002-4051, 7002-7034 1-Man Conversion 02/01/1952 (W)
  • 4052-4061, 4372-4411, 7035-7114, 7115-7274 No Date (W)
  • 4052-4061, 7035-7044 1-Man Conversion 01/04/1954 (W)
  • 4062-4371 03/13/1942 (W)
  • 4062-4371 03/13/1947 (W)
  • 5001-5200 12/04/1913 (B)
  • 5201-5600 06/22/1931 (B)
  • 5301-5600 No Date (B)
  • 5601-5650 03/08/1910 (B)
  • 5651-5665 12-31-1912 (B)
  • 5702 02/10/1911 (B)
  • 5703-5827 12/04/1912 (B)
  • 5900-5999 11-22-1913 (B)
  • 6000-6137, 3000-3090 No Date (W)
  • 6147-6154, 3091 No Date (B)
  • 6155-6198, 1721-1785, 3119-3179 06/16/1925 (B)
  • 6199-6238, 3202-3261 11-01-1926 (B)
  • 6239, 2859 11/01/1926 (B)
  • 6240-6279, 3262-3321 11/01/1926 (B)
  • 6280-6319, 3322-3381 12/18/1930 (B)
  • 7001 05/20/1935 (W)
  • 7001 05/20/1935 (W) v2
  • 8000-8060, 9000-9046 06/18/1925 (B)
  • CCRy 6000-6137, CRYs 3000-3090 No Date (W)
  • Hospital Car 02/14/1918 (B)


  • Rapid Transit

  • 1-180 06/00/1919 (W)
  • 181-250 06/00/1919 (B)
  • 251-400 06/00/1919 (B)
  • 1001-1059 07/00/1919 (B)
  • 1100-1199 07/00/1919 (B)
  • 1200, 1221 07/00/1919 (B)
  • 1700-1734 07/00/1919 (B)
  • 1735-1768 07/00/1919 (B)
  • 1769-1788 07/00/1919 (B)
  • 1789-1808 07/00/1919 (B)
  • 2001-2180 06/00/1963 (W)
  • 2100-2124 except 2103, 2167 08/00/1919 (B)
  • 2154 08/00/1919 (B)
  • 2157, 2262 08/00/1919 (B)
  • 2157-2287 08/00/1919 (B)
  • 2200s 06-00-1969 (W)
  • 2202, 2288-2520 08/00/1919 (B)
  • 2281 08/00/1919 (B)
  • 2400s 08/29/1975 (W)
  • 2400s 11/05/1976 (W)
  • 2701-2763, 2780-2789 08/00/1919 (B)
  • 2717 08/00/1919 (B)
  • 2746, 2766 08/00/1919 (B)
  • 2756 08/00/1919 (B)
  • 2764-2865, 2769-2779 08/00/1919 (B)
  • 2791-2812 08/00/1919 (B)
  • 2800 Series 02/06/1956 (W)
  • 2813-2857, 2711 08/00/1919 (B)
  • 2858-2907 08/00/1919 (B)
  • 2908-2927, 2720 08/00/1919 (B)
  • 3001-3100 08/00/1919 (B)
  • 3101-2103, 3119 08/00/1919 (B)
  • 3101-3138 08/00/1919 (B)
  • 3139-3146 08/00/1919 (B)
  • 3147-3166 08/00/1919 (B)
  • 3201-3215 08/00/1919 (B)
  • 3216-3235 08/00/1919 (B)
  • 3236-3238 08/00/1919 (B)
  • 4001-4066 06/00/1919 (B)
  • 4129-4250 06/00/1919 (B)
  • 4251-4280, 4396-4425 06/00/1928 (B)
  • 4281-4310, 4426-4455 06/00/1928 (B)
  • 4311-4330, 4376-4395 06/00/1928 (B)
  • 4331-4375 06/00/1928 (B)
  • 5001-5004 08/00/1947 (W) - Part 1
  • 5001-5004 08/00/1947 (W) - Part 2
  • 6000s 08/15/1956 (W)
  • 6001-6130 05/00/1949 (W) - Part 1
  • 6001-6130 05/00/1949 (W) - Part 2
  • 6131-6200 11/00/1950 (W) - Part 1
  • 6131-6200 11/00/1950 (W) - Part 2
  • 6201-6470 01/00/1954 (W)
  • 6471-6600 08/00/1956 (W)
  • 6600s 05/00/1957 (W)


  • Trolley Coaches

  • 51-79, 92-98, 108-114, 125-140 1933/07/15 (W)
  • 80-85, 99-105 11/14/1930 (W)
  • 86-91 12/18/1930 (W)
  • 106-107 03/22/1935 (W)
  • 115-122 12/18/1930 (W)
  • 123-124, 161-164 08/20/1931 (W)
  • 130-134, 150-160 08/21/1931 (W)
  • 135-139 08/20/1931 (W)
  • 165-170 12/12/1935 (W)
  • 171-185 06/13/1936 (W)
  • 186-202 09/17/1937 (W)
  • 203-322 01/10/1949 (W)
  • 323-367 01/07/1949 (W)
  • 368-412 01/10/1949 (W)
  • 413-761 09/25/1950 (W)


  • Motor Buses

  • 100-249 07/19/1961 (W)
  • 500-600 12/06/1954 (W)
  • 601-700 11/03/1954 (W)
  • 1201-1238 09/17/1937 (W)
  • 1205-1646 09/07/1954 (W)
  • 1301-1309 05/22/1942 (W)
  • 1400-1404 08/26/1946 (W)
  • 1600-1619 08/08/1949 (W)
  • 1620-1624 11/06/1946 (W)
  • 1700-1799 1949/01/19 (W)
  • 1800-1817 04/29/1947 (W)
  • 2101-2120 05/20/1935 (W)
  • 2201-2210 03/14/1938 (W)
  • 2301-2433 11/20/1946 (W)
  • 2500-2605 01/10/1949 (W)
  • 2701-2750 No Date (W)
  • 3000-3244 12/13/1965 (W)
  • 3101-3120 03/19/1935 (W)
  • 3201-3209 10/30/1937 (W)
  • 3210-3217, 3221-3230 11/05/1938 (W)
  • 3300-3449 08/15/1966 (W)
  • 3301-3315 08/31/1939 (W)
  • 3401-3697 05/21/1945 (W)
  • 3500-3699 03/01/1967 (W)
  • 4201-4212 11/09/1938 (W)
  • 4301-4355 09/19/1945 (W)
  • 5000-5499 No Date (W)
  • 5500-5999 1954/05/18 (W)
  • 6101-6134 03/17/1942 (W)
  • 6201-6220 No Date (W)
  • 6301-6306 No Date (W)
  • 6401-6410 No Date (W)
  • 6501-6520 08/04/1947 (W)
  • 6521-6630 01/10/1949 (W)
  • 6800-6838 03/13/1947 (W)
  • 7100-7115 01/10/1949 (W)
  • 7200-7299 01/07/1957 (W)
  • 8000-8149 04/01/1957 (W)
  • 8200-8349 11/17/1958 (W)
  • 8400-8498 07/06/1959 (W)
  • 8499 08/18/1960 (W)
  • 8500-8649 09/08/1961 (W)
  • 8700-8849 07/22/1965 (W)


  • Other Vehicle Info/Data

  • Motor Bus/Trolley Bus Data Book - 01/1972 (22 Mb File)
  • CTA Buses In Service - 12/07/1954
  • CTA Buses In Service - 02/17/1967


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