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Chicago - Commissioner Quinn's Snorkels
« on: June 08, 2018, 07:45:05 PM »
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Chicago - Commissioner Quinn's Snorkels
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Re: Chicago - Quinn's Snorkels - 1960s
« Reply #1 on: June 08, 2018, 07:52:42 PM »


This was originally built for Chicago but it was refused because of the weight and tandem rear axle. Bedford Park, just S of Chicago and adjacent to Midway Airport acquired it. Smeal was going to re-hab it several years ago but it was too badly rusted out.
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Re: Chicago - Quinn's Snorkels - 1960s
« Reply #2 on: June 08, 2018, 07:55:32 PM »
First Snorkel in service 1958.










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Re: Chicago - Quinn's Snorkels - 1960s
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Re: Chicago - Quinn's Snorkels - 1960s
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Re: Chicago - Quinn's Snorkels - 1960s
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Re: Chicago - Quinn's Snorkels - 1960s
« Reply #7 on: June 08, 2018, 08:22:54 PM »
Ironically the Sherwin Williams factory described in the E-115 pix was abandoned and destroyed in a 5-11 and a Haz-Mat alarm in the late 80's.

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