22-Jul-2004 -- After taking my wife to O'Hare, making a visit to 42°N 88°W, running an errand in the southwest suburbs of Chicago, sitting in stop-and-go traffic, and getting some White Castles, I made my way off of I-57 to visit this CP.
I was almost unable to document this visit. My wife had taken our digital camera on her trip and I was left with our camcorder to take photos. However, the camcorder only had the 8 MB memory card that came with it and with the photos from m first CP visit, there was only enough memory to save four photos, two shy of the six needed for a CP visit submission. But the day was saved when I realized that my Palm T2 used an SD memory card just like the camcorder. I was saved! I popped the in the card and saw that I had enough memory open to document this CP.
This CP is about 40 feet south of Illinois Route 37 and 500 feet east of a county road. I took the exit off of I-57 at Chebanse. The exit was actually right on the 41N parallel just stone throw from the Iroquois-Kankakee county border. I passed through Chebanse and followed the road five mile to the west to the CP. I parked the car just off the road at the intersection (you can see it in the west photo) and walked down until I hit the longitude and then waded my way down the 30 feet or so into the sea of soybean plants. But the view was better this time; the only other visitors came when the field was full of corn. Only one person drove by while I was walking along. I wasn't in the soybeans yet, but I bet I looked a little out of place wearing shorts with a camcorder in one hand and some phone-shaped device in the other.
And, I do apologize for the blurry photos. I didn't review the images before leaving for home. Had I known they were blurry I would have retaken the shots.