A view of the tracks looking towards Chicago:
The overpass carries Interstate 55. A view looking away from Chicago:
The overpass in the background carries US Routes 12, 20, and 45. As I left the bridge, I noticed that I could see the Willis/Sears Tower from the bridge. This view was in a SEbE direction from the bridge.
River Road does not have an outlet even though there is no sign indicating this. It terminates with:
When I got back to SantaFe Drive, I continued eastbound to see where it comes out. Traffic was backed up because the train crossing gates were down. But that train had passed because the gates went up. But when I got to the crossing, I noticed the train was parked off to the side so I pulled into a parking lot and got:
map, this crossing is a spur off the mainline leading to the yard whose end is visible from 75th street. I had noticed the yard when I drove by looking for someplace to park.
The BN paint scheme has upped the priority of getting GIMP to see if I can adjust the brightness.FMI (For My Information), the file is Trips/20140521/DSC_0082.