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Catalog Number 2016.1.3
Object Name Meter, parking
Description Parking meters, 17" x 15 1/2" x 4 1/2" each, metal and plastic, numbered 239 and 240, key included. Printed on front on metal sign," Insert coin turn handle as far as possible after each coin." "Regulated Parking During hours shown on meters" Manufactured by Duncan Industries, Division of Oonaar Corporation, Elk Grove Village, ILL U.S.A.

Parking meters were once located by the train station where commuters parked. In 1974, Ordinance 74-16 raised the daily parking meter fee to 50 cents. The parking meters were removed when pay boxes were installed.
Year Range from 1960
Year Range to 2000
Material Metal, plastic
Height (in) 17
Width (in) 15.5
Depth (in) 4.5
Number of images 5
Search Terms Commuters
Milwaukee Road
Parking Meter
Subjects Parking
Accession number 2016.1