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Todd and Denver Todd's Railfan Guide to
With Chicago being the railtown it is, and was, you can be sure it has more than it's fair share of towers to control all of those trains. Even with all of the consolidation and mergers that have taken place over the years, a great majority of them are still around to put into your pictures.
16th St Tower
GPS Coordinates: 41.860450, -87.630942
This tower is located at what is known as the 16th St Crossing.
Most of the action here is Metra running on the N/S Rock Island line to the right of the tower. Those trains operate out of the LaSalle St station.
Entrance off of S. Clark Street.
Blue Island Tower
GPS Coordinates: 41.650204, -87.686548
Last Modified 02-Dec-2013