|1938 Aerial Photo from ILHAP|
|David Daruszka commented on Wayne Hudak's posting|
"Shoofly" used during Kennedy construction.
[Note all of the fire fighting water towers on top of the buildings.]
I had my daughter drive me around Chicago so that I could take pictures of some bridges. Here are the pictures I grabbed as we went south on I-90/94.
I left the rear-view mirror in the frame because I wanted to maximize the capture of the of the Willis/Sears Tower. The road bridge is Hubbard Street and the railroad bridge is UP/C&NW's West Line.
|We are under the West Line bridge looking at the Green Street and Kinzie Street bridges and the beginning of Hubbard Street Tunnel.|
|You can tell the difference between the Kinzie Street Bridge and the Hubbard Street Tunnel because of the thickness of the steel girders. The girders are thicker than a minivan is tall!|
|I extracted a closeup in an attempt to show how dense the girders are placed.|
|Speaking of bridges, the lower level is Lake Street and the upper level carries the Green and Pink "L" trains.|
|Charlie Farley posted|
Taken from an American Airlines transatlantic flight into O'Hare from the UK. Notice the two Metra trains in the lower right. Photo was taken in summer 1998.
Bill DeMar That looks like Hubbard's Cave bottom center.
Jacob Metzger I think that's the UP North/Northwest, West and then the CP North lines?
Jeff Lewis Yes.