Oak River Layout Snapshots https://www.opsme.org/apps/photos/ Oak River Layout Snapshots Mississippi River Bridge The Oak River built this double track bridge to access Iowa from Illinois. https://www.opsme.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=202596330 202596330 Buses at Grand Central Station Chicago's Grand Central Station is home to the arriving Oak River passenger trains from points west. Buses wait for arriving passengers along Wells Street. https://www.opsme.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=202596323 202596323 City Coal Yard This local coal yard is still busy. https://www.opsme.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=202596324 202596324 West Town Scrap Yard Entrance A scrap yard is almost always found near railroad tracks. Here the triple-tracked Oak River passes by one just west of Oak Park. https://www.opsme.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=202596326 202596326 Kwas Quarry This quarry rivals the stone quarry still visible in Elmhurst today. https://www.opsme.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=202596328 202596328 Train Shed at Grand Central Grand Central Station serves local and long distance passenger trains. https://www.opsme.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=202596331 202596331 Chicago Industry Tight quarters and lots of switching in some of Chicago's industrial areas. https://www.opsme.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=202596332 202596332 Striking New Dodge A brand new Dodge Polara has been spotted. https://www.opsme.org/apps/photos/photo?photoID=202596325 202596325