The South Shore Railroad
South Shore; 'The Little Train That Could'.
The history of the South Shore Railroad is perhaps as diverse as the people it serves.The 87-year-old commuter railroad rambles 88 miles from South Bend through the posh Lake Michigan shoreline communities of Beverly Shores and Ogden Dunes, near the smokestacks of USS Gary Works, through South Chicago ghettos where open windows are an arm's length away, to Randolph Street in Chicago's Loop and some of the highest-priced real estate in the nation. By rights, the South Shore should be a thing of the past. It wa...