Thursday, October 2, 2008

Canal Street Barge photos and video


Canal Street Barge photos and video
Chicago, IL






video

Wednesday, October 1, 2008

Pacific Garden Mission


Pacific Garden Mission
www.pgm.org

CTA train station



The Canal Street Railroad Bridge (photos)


The Canal Street Railroad Bridge


Click on a photo for a larger view.

Also see:
Canal Street Barge photos and video

Additional info regarding this bridge at:
www.historicbridges.org/illinois/sblift/index.htm

Update Thursday, October 22, 2009

From the Chicago Tribune...
Freight train derailment delays Metra trains

Officials are investigating how freight locomotives that derailed south of Union Station rolled out of a nearby rail yard Thursday.

http://metrarail.com

Officials investigate how freight train rolled out, derailed

suntimes.com/news/metro/1839852,amtrak-train-derails-chicago-river-102209.article


From WGN-TV Channel 9 news

Updated: 1:41 p.m.

Officials are investigating how freight locomotives that derailed south of Union Station -- forcing delays and cancellations of Metra's SouthWest trains -- rolled out of a nearby rail yard when they weren't supposed to.


Officials are investigating how freight locomotives that derailed south of Union Station rolled out of a nearby rail yard. Union Pacific could not say whether controls were properly set on the locomotives or whether anyone was on board. Evening rush-hour delays are expected on Metra's Southwest trains.