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Ralph Bonanno's Collection
 
7/22/2018
 
 
 
 
 
By:Ralph Bonanno
Dates:1/1/1996 - 12/31/2020
Album Info:Images from trips around Illinois, both recent and older travels
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A southbound UP train on the IHB  passes through CP La Grange
Title:  A southbound UP train on the IHB passes through CP La Grange
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Photo Date:  1/1/1996  Upload Date: 10/5/2008 6:32:12 PM
Location:  La Grange, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  UP 4738(SD70M)
Views:  135   Comments: 0
A westbound train of empty hoppers rolls through with two BNSF units and a CSXT SD70AC
Title:  A westbound train of empty hoppers rolls through with two BNSF units and a CSXT SD70AC
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/1/1996  Upload Date: 10/5/2008 6:32:33 PM
Location:  La Grange, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
Categories:  Signal
Locomotives:  BNSF 9380(SD70ACe)
Views:  153   Comments: 0
An EMD SD75I leads this westbound through the station in town on the racetrack
Title:  An EMD SD75I leads this westbound through the station in town on the racetrack
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/1/1996  Upload Date: 10/5/2008 6:34:19 PM
Location:  La Grange, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 8272(SD75M)
Views:  145   Comments: 0
A B40-8w leads this freight approaching the yard as it passes through the Amtrak station
Title:  A B40-8w leads this freight approaching the yard as it passes through the Amtrak station
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/1/1996  Upload Date: 10/5/2008 9:57:52 PM
Location:  Galesburg, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
Categories:  Station
Locomotives:  BNSF 502(B40-8W)
Views:  211   Comments: 0
An eastbound stack train with all UP power rumbl;es through the Belmont Ave station
Title:  An eastbound stack train with all UP power rumbl;es through the Belmont Ave station
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/27/2008  Upload Date: 10/5/2008 6:31:47 PM
Location:  Downers Grove, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  UP 3818(SD70M)
Views:  85   Comments: 0
A relatively new GEVO leads a trainload of empty hoppers westbound through town
Title:  A relatively new GEVO leads a trainload of empty hoppers westbound through town
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/27/2008  Upload Date: 10/5/2008 6:32:45 PM
Location:  La Grange, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 6079(ES44AC)
Views:  117   Comments: 0
An eeastbound loaded coal train from the PRB rumbles through the station on the "racetrack"
Title:  An eeastbound loaded coal train from the PRB rumbles through the station on the "racetrack"
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/27/2008  Upload Date: 10/5/2008 6:33:07 PM
Location:  La Grange, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 9393(SD70ACe)
Views:  318   Comments: 0
A mid afternoon local for downtown departs the station
Title:  A mid afternoon local for downtown departs the station
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/27/2008  Upload Date: 10/5/2008 6:33:19 PM
Location:  La Grange, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
Categories:  Transit
Locomotives:  METX 404(MP36PH-3S)
Views:  126   Comments: 0
A westbound afternoon local approaches from the east
Title:  A westbound afternoon local approaches from the east
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/27/2008  Upload Date: 10/5/2008 6:33:35 PM
Location:  La Grange, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
Categories:  Transit
Locomotives:  METX 403(MP36PH-3S)
Views:  96   Comments: 0
A westbound freight departs Cicero yard with a variety of power
Title:  A westbound freight departs Cicero yard with a variety of power
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/27/2008  Upload Date: 10/5/2008 6:33:48 PM
Location:  Lavergne, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  BNSF 1064(C44-9W)
Views:  103   Comments: 0
One of several Oakway SD60's on the BNSF trails on this train departiong Cicero Yard
Title:  One of several Oakway SD60's on the BNSF trails on this train departiong Cicero Yard
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/27/2008  Upload Date: 10/5/2008 6:34:05 PM
Location:  Lavergne, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  EMDX 9081(SD60)
Views:  135   Comments: 0
Amtrak's westbound Southwest Chief comes barrelling through
Title:  Amtrak's westbound Southwest Chief comes barrelling through
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/27/2008  Upload Date: 10/5/2008 6:34:44 PM
Location:  Lavergne, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  AMTK 202(P42DC)
Views:  85   Comments: 0
A westbound Metra afternoon local arrives with an F59 leading
Title:  A westbound Metra afternoon local arrives with an F59 leading
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/27/2008  Upload Date: 10/5/2008 6:35:35 PM
Location:  Lavergne, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  METX 194(F40PHM-2)
Views:  233   Comments: 0
An eastbound stack train from the west nears its destination and is about to enter Cicero Yard.
Title:  An eastbound stack train from the west nears its destination and is about to enter Cicero Yard.
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Photo Date:  9/27/2008  Upload Date: 10/5/2008 6:35:57 PM
Location:  Lavergne, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 1068(C44-9W)
Views:  117   Comments: 0
Two of CSX's C40-8Ws lead a westboung empty hoppper train through the station
Title:  Two of CSX's C40-8Ws lead a westboung empty hoppper train through the station
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/27/2008  Upload Date: 10/5/2008 6:36:11 PM
Location:  Lavergne, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CSX 7688(C40-8W)
Views:  70   Comments: 0
A non stop westbound Metra train barrells through as a van train arrives at Cicero Yard
Title:  A non stop westbound Metra train barrells through as a van train arrives at Cicero Yard
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/27/2008  Upload Date: 10/5/2008 6:36:53 PM
Location:  Lavergne, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  METX 402(MP36PH-3S)
Views:  57   Comments: 0
Amtrak's Southwest Chief races east through town approaching its destination at Union Station
Title:  Amtrak's Southwest Chief races east through town approaching its destination at Union Station
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/27/2008  Upload Date: 10/5/2008 9:54:49 PM
Location:  Lavergne, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  AMTK 117(P42DC)
Views:  147   Comments: 0
A southbound UP ator rack train is about to slam the IHB and CSX diamonds
Title:  A southbound UP ator rack train is about to slam the IHB and CSX diamonds
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/29/2008  Upload Date: 10/5/2008 9:55:10 PM
Location:  Dolton, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  UP 4550(SD70M)
Views:  107   Comments: 0
Q368-29 departs Barr Yard for Cumberland MD with  some neat BNSF power
Title:  Q368-29 departs Barr Yard for Cumberland MD with some neat BNSF power
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/29/2008  Upload Date: 10/5/2008 9:55:29 PM
Location:  Dolton, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 9494(SD70MAC)
Views:  117   Comments: 0
Q368-29 had this neat SW1500 in its consist
Title:  Q368-29 had this neat SW1500 in its consist
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Photo Date:  9/29/2008  Upload Date: 10/5/2008 9:56:11 PM
Location:  Dolton, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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Views:  75   Comments: 0
Another view of BNSF 3415 on CSX Q368-29
Title:  Another view of BNSF 3415 on CSX Q368-29
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Photo Date:  9/29/2008  Upload Date: 10/5/2008 9:56:33 PM
Location:  Dolton, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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Views:  58   Comments: 0
Running on the UP on trackage rights, a northbound CSX train  hits the diamonds
Title:  Running on the UP on trackage rights, a northbound CSX train hits the diamonds
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/29/2008  Upload Date: 10/5/2008 9:56:51 PM
Location:  Dolton, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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Views:  71   Comments: 0
This one unit wonder of  auto racks traverses the IGB toward Blue Island
Title:  This one unit wonder of auto racks traverses the IGB toward Blue Island
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/29/2008  Upload Date: 10/5/2008 9:57:09 PM
Location:  Dolton, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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Views:  62   Comments: 0
Sunset on auto racks on the IHB
Title:  Sunset on auto racks on the IHB
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Photo Date:  9/29/2008  Upload Date: 10/5/2008 9:57:34 PM
Location:  Dolton, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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Views:  61   Comments: 0
This 4-6-4 was donated to the city from the CB&Q several years ago after retirement
Title:  This 4-6-4 was donated to the city from the CB&Q several years ago after retirement
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Photo Date:  9/30/2008  Upload Date: 10/5/2008 9:58:29 PM
Location:  Galesburg, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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Views:  80   Comments: 0
A somewhat beaten up looking B40-8w leads a freight to the yard
Title:  A somewhat beaten up looking B40-8w leads a freight to the yard
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Photo Date:  9/30/2008  Upload Date: 10/5/2008 9:58:13 PM
Location:  Galesburg, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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Views:  75   Comments: 0
Distributed power is put to use on an eastbound loaded coal train leaving town
Title:  Distributed power is put to use on an eastbound loaded coal train leaving town
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Photo Date:  9/30/2008  Upload Date: 10/5/2008 9:59:15 PM
Location:  Galesburg, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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Views:  79   Comments: 0
One of several one unit wonders seen during the trip, with no DP unit on the rear
Title:  One of several one unit wonders seen during the trip, with no DP unit on the rear
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/30/2008  Upload Date: 10/5/2008 10:13:35 PM
Location:  Cameron, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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Views:  53   Comments: 0
A hotshot westbound "Z" train flies past and into the afternoon sun
Title:  A hotshot westbound "Z" train flies past and into the afternoon sun
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Photo Date:  9/30/2008  Upload Date: 10/5/2008 10:13:52 PM
Location:  Cameron, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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Views:  120   Comments: 0
Eastbound stack train hits the crossovers at Cameron Jct as it runs around another eastbound
Title:  Eastbound stack train hits the crossovers at Cameron Jct as it runs around another eastbound
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Photo Date:  9/30/2008  Upload Date: 10/5/2008 10:14:13 PM
Location:  Cameron, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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Views:  69   Comments: 0
One of the few warbonnets i saw on the trip that still had a decent paint job.
Title:  One of the few warbonnets i saw on the trip that still had a decent paint job.
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Photo Date:  9/30/2008  Upload Date: 10/5/2008 10:14:32 PM
Location:  Cameron, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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Views:  72   Comments: 0
Amtrak's Southwest Chief comes off the connection track and heads west into the sunset
Title:  Amtrak's Southwest Chief comes off the connection track and heads west into the sunset
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Photo Date:  9/30/2008  Upload Date: 10/5/2008 10:14:48 PM
Location:  Cameron, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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Views:  133   Comments: 0
Whitcomb centercab on display at the railroad park. Whitcombs were built in Rochelle
Title:  Whitcomb centercab on display at the railroad park. Whitcombs were built in Rochelle
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Photo Date:  10/1/2008  Upload Date: 10/5/2008 1:29:28 PM
Location:  Rochelle, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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Views:  92   Comments: 0
Oakway SD60 leads a BNSF frieght through town with NS power trailing
Title:  Oakway SD60 leads a BNSF frieght through town with NS power trailing
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Photo Date:  10/1/2008  Upload Date: 10/5/2008 1:29:43 PM
Location:  Rochelle, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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Views:  57   Comments: 0
BNSF SD40-2 6904  trails on a westbound through town
Title:  BNSF SD40-2 6904 trails on a westbound through town
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Photo Date:  10/1/2008  Upload Date: 10/5/2008 1:30:00 PM
Location:  Rochelle, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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Views:  68   Comments: 0
A single GE leads this eastbound over the diamonds and eastbound out of town
Title:  A single GE leads this eastbound over the diamonds and eastbound out of town
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Photo Date:  10/1/2008  Upload Date: 10/5/2008 1:30:44 PM
Location:  Rochelle, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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Views:  66   Comments: 0
A  single UP SD70ACe leads auto racks eastbound through town and across the BNSF
Title:  A single UP SD70ACe leads auto racks eastbound through town and across the BNSF
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Photo Date:  10/1/2008  Upload Date: 10/5/2008 1:30:20 PM
Location:  Rochelle, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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Views:  116   Comments: 0
Somewhat typical of the traffic, a westbound empty hopper train heads back to the PRB for relaoding
Title:  Somewhat typical of the traffic, a westbound empty hopper train heads back to the PRB for relaoding
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/1/2008  Upload Date: 10/5/2008 1:32:01 PM
Location:  Rochelle, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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Views:  67   Comments: 0
An eastbound BNSF freight heading towards Aurora passes through
Title:  An eastbound BNSF freight heading towards Aurora passes through
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Photo Date:  10/1/2008  Upload Date: 10/5/2008 1:32:19 PM
Location:  Rochelle, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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Views:  67   Comments: 0
This Ferromex GEVO was an unexpected surprise on a BNSF eastbound stack train
Title:  This Ferromex GEVO was an unexpected surprise on a BNSF eastbound stack train
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/1/2008  Upload Date: 10/5/2008 1:32:33 PM
Location:  Rochelle, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  FXE 4641(ES44AC)
Views:  117   Comments: 0
A westbound UP Stack train is about to cross 9th st and the diamonds as it approaches the Global III terminal
Title:  A westbound UP Stack train is about to cross 9th st and the diamonds as it approaches the Global III terminal
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Photo Date:  10/1/2008  Upload Date: 10/5/2008 1:32:47 PM
Location:  Rochelle, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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Views:  61   Comments: 0
A parade of pumpkins leads a hotshot "Z" train east through town
Title:  A parade of pumpkins leads a hotshot "Z" train east through town
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Photo Date:  10/1/2008  Upload Date: 10/5/2008 1:33:02 PM
Location:  Rochelle, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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Views:  59   Comments: 0
A renumbered SD75I trails three GE's on a hot van train through town
Title:  A renumbered SD75I trails three GE's on a hot van train through town
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Photo Date:  10/1/2008  Upload Date: 10/5/2008 1:33:16 PM
Location:  Rochelle, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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Views:  73   Comments: 1
A nice change from the wide cab parade was this eastbound grain train with a pair of green SD40-2's
Title:  A nice change from the wide cab parade was this eastbound grain train with a pair of green SD40-2's
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/1/2008  Upload Date: 10/5/2008 1:33:35 PM
Location:  Rochelle, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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Views:  75   Comments: 2
A pair of SD75I's, in different paint, heads through town with more tonnage
Title:  A pair of SD75I's, in different paint, heads through town with more tonnage
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/1/2008  Upload Date: 10/5/2008 1:33:53 PM
Location:  Rochelle, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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Views:  131   Comments: 0
A four unit stack train rolls east across the BNSF and under the home signal
Title:  A four unit stack train rolls east across the BNSF and under the home signal
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Photo Date:  10/1/2008  Upload Date: 10/5/2008 1:34:54 PM
Location:  Rochelle, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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Views:  58   Comments: 0
a westbound Z train rumbles through town under threatening skies
Title:  a westbound Z train rumbles through town under threatening skies
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/1/2008  Upload Date: 10/5/2008 1:34:36 PM
Location:  Rochelle, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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Views:  72   Comments: 0
Depsite the poor light, this SP AC44 made for a nice surprise on the rear of an eastbound coal train
Title:  Depsite the poor light, this SP AC44 made for a nice surprise on the rear of an eastbound coal train
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/1/2008  Upload Date: 10/5/2008 1:34:16 PM
Location:  Rochelle, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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Views:  75   Comments: 0
A westbound empty ethanol train is about to cross 9th st and the BNSF diamonds
Title:  A westbound empty ethanol train is about to cross 9th st and the BNSF diamonds
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Photo Date:  10/1/2008  Upload Date: 10/5/2008 1:36:08 PM
Location:  Rochelle, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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Views:  66   Comments: 0
light power in the form of two GP38-2s approaches to drill a local customer
Title:  light power in the form of two GP38-2s approaches to drill a local customer
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Photo Date:  10/1/2008  Upload Date: 10/5/2008 1:35:47 PM
Location:  Rochelle, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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Views:  66   Comments: 0


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