A South Bend tradition

The sign touts Kreamo Bread, but my memories are of orange South Shore cars, street-running, and a pocket-size coach yard

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It was about 14 years before this evocative photo was snapped by my late train-chasing buddy Hank Goerke that I first stepped off a South Shore train onto La Salle Avenue here. I was 12; my sister, Janis, is 4½ years younger. We lived in Homewood, a ...

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