The overview photo is wonderfully atmospheric of 1930's Chicago.
We're looking over Wolf Point and the present day location of the
Apparel Center. The camera is on one of the top floors of the North
American Cold Storage Building, a Milwaukee Road customer. Compare
the condition of the Bascule Bridge with the later photos of it on
this site. Joe pointed out that the boxcars with the 'X' were
captive box cars that went from Proviso LCL terminal to local