|Mark Hinsdale posted|
Just a few miles out of Chicago's La Salle Street Station, Rock Island's 5:16 PM Main Line to Joliet" Express blasts out of the hole under the Chicago Junction Railway bridge (long gone), past notorious public housing projects (long gone), beneath steam era signal installations (long gone) and past Root Street Tower (inactive but still standing), in July, 1977.
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Root Street Tower: Rock Island and NYC access to stockyards
(Satellite) This tower controls access to the branch that goes west from here. That branch used to be how the Rock and NYC accessed the stockyards.
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