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Catalog Number 2011.25.1
Object Name Holder, drink
Description Holder, drink, 6" x 3 1/4", gray foam with blue plastic rim, holds can drink or cup, Metra logo and image of downtown Chicago skyline with two Metra engines. Reverse side reads, "Watch that second track!", "Look, Listen and Live!," and "Stand behind the yellow line!"

Metra has been the provider of commuter rail service in the Chicago area, including Bartlett, since 1984. Metra is short for “Metropolitan Rail.” This drink holder was a promotional item given away for free to commuters.
Year Range from 1984
Year Range to 1990
Material Plastic, foam
Height (in) 6
Diameter (in) 3.25
Number of images 4
Search Terms Metra
Subjects Commuters
Railroad companies
Railroads
Trains
Accession number 2011.25