Table of Contents
   Acknowledgmentsp. 6
   Mapp. 7
   Forewordp. 9
   Timelinep. 10
   Introductionp. 11
      Precursors and Prototypesp. 13
      First "L"-South Sidep. 23
      Second "L"-Lake Streetp. 35
      Third "L"-Metropolitanp. 43
      Union Loop "L"p. 51
      Fourth "L"-Northwesternp. 61
      Expansion and Unificationp. 71
      Serving and Shaping the Suburbsp. 79
      Finally a Subwayp. 91
      Chicago Transit Authorityp. 103
      Brown Line Turns 100p. 131
      Magic and Mystery of the "L"p. 143
   Epiloguep. 166
   Bibliographyp. 167