Originally Posted by Gmarr
The bascule bridges however now only open on I think Wednesdays and Saturdays at specific times and no longer everyday like they did when I moved to Chicago. The view looks like you are at the Hyatt, east tower...
I worked out of (the old) Crowley's on the south branch of the river in the late 80s. We stored about 800 sailboats, most mast-up, and they all had to get to the lake each spring and back each fall. We organized flotillas as much as possible, and sometimes had 30-40 boats parading as a group through downtown with a team of bridge tenders leapfrogging from bridge to bridge. Fun times.