Many items from our collections have been digitized. Explore them online.
- Atlas of Freight Facilities
The Atlas of Freight Facilities, published in 1971, mapped the locations of gas pipelines, petroleum pipelines, electric transmission, motor freight, rail freight, waterborne freight, air freight and other terminals in the Chicago region based on data obtained by the Chicago Area Transportation Study.
- Chicago O'Hare International Airport Digital Collection
Comprising material from 1927 through 1998, the Chicago O’Hare International Airport Digital Collection includes studies, annual reports, statistics, plans, and other information covering the operations of the airport and its transit connections to the region produced by the City of Chicago and other organizations.
- Chicago Region Digital Transportation Collection
The major transportation agencies of the Chicago region: Pace, RTA, and CTA are represented through annual reports, planning documents, surveys, and other studies in this collection of digitized materials, dating back to 1945.
- NU Transportation Center Digital Collection
The NUTC Digital Collection includes digitized research reports produced by the faculty of Northwestern University’s Transportation Center on a wide range of topics.
- Thomas Taber III Railroad Digital Collection
Mr. Taber’s extensive collection of published resources related to US railroad history has been digitized and is fully available to researchers online.