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2016 Lemont Street Fair


Before ceremony Lincoln with Lemont Chief of Police

Left to right: Lincoln with Executive Assistant Linda Molitor and Lemont Chief of Police

Decorations at railroad platform waiting arrival of new Metra Train

Mayors of Lemont beginning with Mayor John McCarthy and ending with current Mayor Reaves

Different photos of Lemont including 1930's train station with passenger waiting for arrival of train

Calvary Soldier viewing displays before train arrives

First view of new Metra train arriving at Lemont Station at app. 3:28pm.

Metra train passengers and crowd mingle visible Pres. Sue Roy LAHS Pres.

Left to right: former Lemont Mayor Kwasnieski and current Mayor Reaves having just disembarked train greeting well wishers.

President Lincoln giving a speech as Metra train official and Mayors from surrounding communities and greeters listen

President Lincoln giving a speech as Metra train official and Mayors from surrounding communities and greeters listen

President Lincoln giving a speech as Metra train official and Mayors from surrounding communities and greeters listen

Current Mayor Brian Reaves speaks and acknowledges dignitaries,especially Congressman Lipinski,and also the Lemont Area Historical Society for helping with this special occasion

Current Mayor Brian Reaves speaks and acknowledges dignitaries,especially Congressman Lipinski,and also the Lemont Area Historical Society for helping with this special occasion

State Congressman Dan Lipinski addresses those present after being acknowledged that thanks to his help and our own Mayor this day and extra train will still be a vision not a reality

Metra train arrives at Lemont train station (picture from Joe Bannon)

Lincoln actor and Congressman Dan Lipinski converse - Congressman Lipinski was instrumental in securing the extra Metra train for Heritage Corridor (picture from Joe Bannon)

Back of Guest Speakers including Lincoln (picture from Joe Bannon)

Calvary Soldiers shoot off canon for end of ceremony (picture from Joe Bannon)












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