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Prevost celebrates 95th anniversary

Founded in Quebec in 1924 by cabinet and wooden bus builder, Eugene Prevost, the company is the oldest coach manufacturer in North America.

Chicago Transit Authority marks 125 years of 'L' train service

Trains began running on the city's first elevated railway on June 6, 1892, after the Chicago & South Side Rapid Transit Railroad Co. built the first elevated tracks from Congress and State to 39th, with trains of wooden passenger cars pulled by small, coal-burning, steam locomotives.