Santa Fe Sign at Night in Chicago

August 14, 2008. Chicago, Illinois.

The old Santa Fe sign still sits atop the Railway Exchange Building in downtown Chicago, back in the summer of 2008. Since then the sign has been removed and replaced with a Motorola sign. Behind it is the Sears Tower (sorry, I'm not ever going to call it the Willis Tower).

Photo © Tom Gatermann


  1. Lovely image! That building looks a lot like the one in Topeka. It will also be the Sears Tower to me as well.

  2. Thanks, Shelly Gunderson. I didn't know that there was as SF building in Topeka like this one. If I ever make it back that way, I'll have to check it out.

  3. You can see it right off I-70. I am wondering now though if the Santa Fe sign is gone. I think the building sold a few years ago but not sure, the oldest part of the Santa Fe offices did. I need to pay attention when I go by it next. Topeka is the T in ATSF and was a main office and yard for many years until the merger.


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