26 February 2000
Exterior views of Chicago Union Station and along the Metra Electric line through Grant Park.
Harold Kept many of his photos on sites which no longer exist.
|Metra 1557 Electric bilevel commuter cab-coach [right] leads an outbound two-MU-car train into the Roosevelt Road station. Metra 8101 Four-bay ballast open hopper car can be seen in the Roosevelt Road Yard in the foreground. 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 1557, METX 8101, Roosevelt Road Yard, 7, METX, METX electric cars, Passenger cars, Ballast hopper cars, Open hopper cars, MOW cars, Freight cars, Rail Yards, other, photographed on 26 February 2000 at Roosevelt Road station by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD88 digital camera (with tripod) [railfan/2000/02/00226187.jpg] NEW 27 February 2000
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Number 7 is believed to be onboard this train, engaged in still another railfan trip, or perhaps on the one that followed a few minutes later, shortly after this photographer had run out of electronic film. --had [source: private email discussion.]
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