Category Archives: El Train

‘L’ of an Effort in Chi-Town

When others see trains rolling by, our pal Emily at IRidetheHarlemLine.com sees art. Or at least potential art. Check out the timelapse video of the L (or is it El?) train she shot over the course of three hours in Chicago. … Continue reading

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One Reader With Fond Memories of the El

the el did cast an omnious shadow over Jamaica Ave, giving that sense of … um … shadiness that wasn’t helped much by the fact that there were two bars on every block along Jamaica Avenue. but the old timey iron structures … Continue reading

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I Thought My Commute Sucked Vol. IV

The NY Times has a story about the increasing misery of riding the El train in Chicago. The trains and tracks are old, and there’s no money to replace them. The president of the Chicago Transit Authority (didn’t they sing … Continue reading

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