Shows: Chicagoland '08

Here are photos from the 2008 Chicagoland Railroadiana Show held in March of 2008. Photos were provided by Rob Hoffer. Click on the thumbnails below for larger images -- which are *big* files so download times may be **slow** for a modem connection.

Above left to right. An ashtray from the Chicago & Northwestern; an ashtray from the Toledo, Peoria & Western; a badge display; books on Chicago-area railroads.
Above left to right. Liquor bottles marked for various railroads; a Fairbanks Morse builder's plate from a Chicago & Northwestern H16-66 diesel locomotive; a Chicago & Northwestern steam locomotive builder's photo; a box o' uniform buttons.
Above left to right. Posters and calendars; a CSX police cap; two views of railroad-marked cards and card decks.
Above left to right. More railroad-marked card deckss; a bouillon cup in the Aristocrat pattern of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy; a bowl in the Flying Crow pattern of the Kansas City Southern; a bowl in the very rare Santa Fe Route pattern of the Santa Fe Railway.
Above left to right. Assorted celery dishes; three ashtrays; two view of various cup and saucer sets.
Above left to right. A display of lids to various railroad china pieces; two views of assorted butter pats; a plate in the Santa Fe's Bleeding Blue pattern.

More from the show.....

Thanks to Rob Hoffer for all photos!
Also thanks to everyone who let their items be photographed.