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Presidents Day Outing, Part II: Goose Island

  • Posted by mark kolodny
  • on 14 February 2013
  • 17 images

In part II, Mark and Tom explore Goose Island… (February 2004)


Ogden and Cherry Street intersection looking NE. This alley saw rail service many years ago.

The Ogden Avenue overpass stood directly where I was standing until early 1992.


Cherry and Ogden looking NW. Last spur remanant is buried under snow across the street.





looking south down Cherry Street. Halsted Street is in far background. Akzo was beyond yellow truck.

spur remnant on N. Cherry Street


looking north on Cherry Street: spur crosses street in mid-ground of photo

closer view of spur


looking east down Ogden past N. Hooker ST to Halsted Bridge over North Branch Channel canal

Nazdar lumber: last rail customer on Goose Island