From the June 7, 2015, Chicago Tribune by Greg Trotter.
There were people walking, biking, skateboarding and at least one on a giant tricycle rigged with sails.
What once was an overgrown raised railroad track littered with urban debris, the 2.7 mile Bloomingdale Trail was a thing of beauty and smiles on June 6th, its opening day as a new use.
It is now called the 606, and is Chicago's newest elevated trail and park system. It is not yet complete, though. There is still $20 million to be raised for the $95 million project. About $50 million is being paid through federal funds.
Something Else to See in the Windy City. --RoadDog