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All Aboard: Railways and the Growth of a Community

Discover how the railroads and the interurban gave shape to Lake Forest and Lake Bluff. This exhibit originally opened in our museum galleries in 2007.

  • The Founding of Lake Forest
  • Lake Bluff: An Original Station
  • The North Shore Interurban
  • The Club Car
  • Rondout Train Robbery
  • Elliot Donnelley
  • Frost and Granger
  • The Train Stations
  • Frost and Granger’s Lake Forest Homes

The display at right uses Flash. If you are unable to see it, you can view the document directly by clicking here.

Curated by Janice C. Hack, Sara Gonzales and Jon Gudmundsson

Made possible by a significant contribution from Baytree National Bank & Trust Co.