Riding the Rails Above it All

I know I’ve said this before, but I just love the mix between old and new in downtown Chicago! It works though, don’t you think? Here is the elevated train or the “L” as Chicagoans call it, meandering through the city on Wabash Avenue.

Always such a terrific perspective from the train car vantage point!

  13 comments for “Riding the Rails Above it All

  1. May 15, 2018 at 4:50 pm

    And practical transportation too

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  2. May 15, 2018 at 7:28 pm

    That reminds me of standing on the platform right behind the State of Illinois Center (where I worked) and hopping on the Evanston Express every day. Yes, I love downtown Chicago and it’s old and new… mostly the old πŸ™‚

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    • May 15, 2018 at 8:03 pm

      Ah, does it, Leigh? I had heard that the now, “Purple Line” used to be called the, “Evanston Express.” I think there are a lot of people who wish it was still a ‘real’ express! (it does travel express part of the way). I agree, Leigh! Most definitely I agree! Thank you, my dear! Cher xo

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  3. May 16, 2018 at 5:17 am

    Beautiful shots. Love Chicago…

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    • May 16, 2018 at 6:59 am

      Thank you, David. Me too! Something about Canadians and Chicago. πŸ™‚ Cherxo

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  4. May 16, 2018 at 10:59 am

    They always say State Street is β€œthe great street,” but for my money Wabash is the best.

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    • May 16, 2018 at 2:08 pm

      I couldn’t agree with you more, John! Let’s here it for Wabash, that great street…………okay, it doesn’t have the same rhythm, but I like it! LOL πŸ™‚ Cher xo

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  5. May 18, 2018 at 3:42 pm

    This looks so cool Cher xo

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