Roosevelt Rd. Chicago, IL 60606 (population, 2,700,000)
GPS: N 41.86733, W 87.63806 Google map
Scanner: Amtrak road 160.305  , yard 160.740  , 161.265 , 161.025 , 161,340 , 160.440 
Railroads: BNSF Chicago Division, Chicago Sub; Chicago Union Station [Amtrak, Metra]
Description: Constant action at the very heart of Chicago’s commuter rail system. It's busiest during the morning
and evening weekday rush periods. Roosevelt Rd overpasses the Amtrak yards, Metra yards, and the entrance to Union
Parking: GPS location above is right near the parking lot of Westgate Market, Then walk just east to the Roosevelt
Approximate # trains per 24 hours: Purportedly 1000 (?), all Amtrak, Metra, and South Shore. *source: TRAINS
Nearby RR stuff: Union Station, Ogilvie Transportation Center
Other interesting or fun stuff: All that downtown Chicago has to offer
Photo opportunities: Overhead shots of Amtrak and Metra yards and commuter movements
Local Food: Numerous in downtown Chicago.
Lodging: If you can afford it, some of the grandest and best hotels in the world are located in downtown Chicago;
better hotel prices can be found in the suburbs.