"Accident-Proof" Escalators

Accident-Proof Escalators Chicago Illinois


Stock #: 371505
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Chicago
State: Illinois (IL)
County: Cook
Publisher: Blackstone Print
Postmark: 1947 Jul-1
PM City: Chicago
PM State: IL
Stamp: 3c
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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On leaving or when boarding the trains no greater innovation could have been istalled than the reversible type, "accident-proof" escalators. They are designed to meet the rush hour crowds, save waiting and delay and conserve strength and vitality. Each will handle over 8000 passengers per hour. Every known safety device has been applied to them. Modern design for comfort, convenience and safety of patrons has been the keynote of construction. Travel in the Chicago Subway is pleasant and comfortable, speedy and safe