Where's this? (NKP? Chicago area?)

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timz
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Where's this? (NKP? Chicago area?)

Post by timz » Mon Jul 07, 2008 7:12 pm

Should be easy for lots of people, but not me:

http://tinyurl.com/6ljt5z

Is the switcher on NKP trackage? Which way are we looking, and what passenger station is that?

PRRGuy
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Re: Where's this? (NKP? Chicago area?)

Post by PRRGuy » Tue Jul 08, 2008 11:16 am

No, it's on the Illinois Central Electric line, it looks like the IC Coach yard in the background so possibly 12th st/ Roosevelt Road station.

*Correction, more like 18th st, I just saw the IC Main flyover in the background. Photo looking south, at about the current location of McCormick Place.

Ryan

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