Chicago River at the Monroe Street Bridge

Chicago, IL | May 06, 2013
Chicago River at the Monroe Street Bridge


Timeline

Log of acoustic events during this field recording:

0:00
Train engine starting up, tour boat passing by, seagulls crying
0:24
Train air brakes discharging
1:10
Another train engine powers up
2:50
Metra train bell starts ringing, locomotive engine powers up
3:28
Truck and automobile traffic over the bridge, train locomotive moving slowly
4:36
People's voices going by
5:20
Train departure announcement
5:45
Automobile traffic over bridge increases
6:14
Loud, isolated automobile honk
6:57
People's voices talking, a tour boat passes by
7:37
Automobile traffic again over the bridge
8:14
Locomotive engine starts up, air brakes discharge
8:32
People talking, conversation gets louder
9:20
Locomotive starts slowly moving
9:55
People yelling and screaming, seagull crying
10:30
Bicycle bell rings several times nearby
10:42
Train engine powers up followed by honking
11:20
Cars passing over the bridge
11:40
Motorcycle buzzes by
12:20
Voices come back again
12:55
Architectural boat tour boat passes by, locomotive engine powers up
13:45
Metra locomotive train bell starts ringing

Chicago Loop Map

Selection from the AAA 1972 map of the Chicago Loop including the Monroe Street Bridge

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