on Wed Oct 14 00:05:32 2009, in response to Re: Here Ya Go...CTA New 5000 ACs (PHOTOS), posted by Union Turnpike on Tue Oct 13 23:19:04 2009.
Thanks. The original 5000s , back in 1945 were compartment cars and they were articulated. Two sets came from St. Louis Car Company and two came from Pullman. Together they equaled an eight car CRT/CTA "L". I believe they were most like your Blue Birds, and not the R11/34.