|Wayne Hudak posted a 1978 shot from the Sears Tower|
One resource was a Chicago Switching's Engineering Diagram for this area. The following is an excerpt from that diagram at full resolution.
|Excerpt from Engineering Diagram|
In this map, we see C&NW had a third set of team tracks in the area: Clinton St. Team Tracks. Also note on the left that Milwaukee and Penn had big cranes to help unload flatcar loads.
|Excerpt from 1952 Chicago Terminal District map produced by the Illinois Freight Association|
Update: a view looking southeast across the railroad facilities along Milwaukee Avenue.
|Growing up in Chicago posted|
1955 - Milwaukee, Kinzie, and Desplaines
|Steven J. Brown posted|
Metra F40PH action at Des Plaines Avenue in Chicago - February 8, 1991.
[Looking east from Des Plaines Ave. with the east/west Metra/Milwaukee road passing under the north/south UP/C&NW.]