Category Archives: Bridges

Day 89: Retired Railroad Tracks

These are the railroad tracks that cross the Kinzie Street Railroad Bridge. They are a spur line of the Union Pacific Railroad, that branches off from the route of the Union Pacific/North Line about 1 mile north-west of the bridge. The picture shows the … Continue reading

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Day 81: No Wake Zone

This photo was taken by the Kinzie Street Railway Bridge.  I often think that capturing the photo in black and white calls out the beauty of the scene better than when shot in color.  The details in the wood just … Continue reading

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Day 79: Kinzie Street Bridge

I did a post earlier this year on the Kinzie Street Railroad Bridge, I really like this bridge a lot and decided to head out there again this weekend to see what kind of photos I could get since the … Continue reading

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Day 76: McCormick Bridgehouse

The McCormick Bridgehouse & Chicago River Museum uncovers the marvels of the Chicago River. Visitors find themselves inside the southwest bridge tower of the Michigan Avenue Bridge where each of the five-stories of the Bridgehouse Museum captures a critical moment … Continue reading

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Day 69: Thoughts for Japan

I know that the goal of this blog was to showcase the great things around Chicago since I love this city so much, but I also have a great respect for other cities around the world.  One of my favorite … Continue reading

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Day 46: Canal Street Bridge

The Canal Street Bridge is a railroad bridge that was built in 1914.  It is a vertical lift bridge that goes across the south branch of the Chicago River, and is the only vertical lift bridge that crosses the Chicago … Continue reading

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Day 40: River Piling

A great way to take some interesting photos in Chicago is to take a water taxi. Whether it is summer, fall or spring, you always get some great views of the architecture and city of Chicago.  This one was taken … Continue reading

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Day 37: The Silver Streak

This photo was taken from the pedestrian bridge above the Metra Electric Line as the train was leaving the Van Buren station.

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Day 29: Scales

This is the pedestrian bridge over Columbus Drive that connects Daley Plaza with Millennium Park.  Created by Frank Gehry in 2004 this bridge has won awards for its use with sheet metal.  Named the BP Pedestrian Bridge due to the … Continue reading

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Day 27: Illuminated Walkway

As the white snow covers the walkway the lights reflect off of it and make it illuminate. 

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