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26 February 2000

Exterior views of Chicago Union Station and along the Metra Electric line through Grant Park.

Metra has a map and information about the Roosevelt Road station at their official Web site. This station is located along and serves the Metra / Metra Electric and the the NICTD / South Shore Line.

Rail yards need to store a wide variety of material, typically stored in an orderly mess. Perhaps these photographs might be useful for modeling.

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Harold Kept many of his photos on sites which no longer exist.

Metra 8101 Four-bay ballast open hopper car in the Roosevelt Road Yard, with the Roosevelt Road station Roosevelt Road and Indiana Avenue, Chicago (Illinois) platforms in the background. The steel bridge formerly carried pedestrian traffic. It is now closed, and the largely-wooden bridge from which this photgraph was taken provides access to the station and lakefront.

METX 8101, Roosevelt Road station, Yard material, METX, Ballast hopper cars, Open hopper cars, MOW cars, Freight cars, All Metra Stations, Metra ME, Metra SS, Places, photographed on 26 February 2000 at Roosevelt Road Yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD88 digital camera (with tripod) [railfan/2000/02/00226179.jpg] NEW 27 February 2000

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