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The Long Downtown Chicago Subway platforms and the Boston-bound only Lake Shore Limited Home

This is the final part 3 of East Chicago & the Rock Island Day on June 10, 2018. Part 1|Part 2 After a good half hour break in the DePaul Barnes & Noble Cafe, and a firm plan to meet some friends at Millennium Park to see what the free Chicago Blues Festival is all […]

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Busing and Lime eBiking the Beverly Hills Area Rock Island Line Stations

This is part 2 of East Chicago and Metra Rock Island Day,┬áhere is Part 1. I get off the Red Line at 87th Street, and get on the appropriately named 87 bus that leads be eastbound towards the Rock Island Line. I get off when I see a Metra logo on a viaduct at Gresham–(29 […]

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Starting a SubwayNut Day Trip to Chicago via a car, LimeBike and the South Shore Line to 55th-56th-57th via a stop at East Chicago with a visit from NICTD’s Finest

This post is part one of East Chicago and Metra Rock Island Day. This past summer, on June 10, 2018 to be exact. I found myself with a weekend alone in South Bend while Louise was in Poland for a conference. I was hoping to join her in Europe but I’m still too new in […]