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4/25/2018
 
 
 
 
 
By:Ralph Bonanno
Dates:9/1/2011 - 9/30/2011
Album Info:Travels around Illinois, early September 2011
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Westboundm light power passes an eastbound stack train at the station
Title:  Westboundm light power passes an eastbound stack train at the station
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Photo Date:  9/4/2011  Upload Date: 9/12/2011 1:44:52 PM
Location:  Downers Grove, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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Westbound Amtrak's "Illinois Zephyr barrels trough town
Title:  Westbound Amtrak's "Illinois Zephyr barrels trough town
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Photo Date:  9/4/2011  Upload Date: 9/12/2011 2:48:17 PM
Location:  Downers Grove, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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One of Metra's F59's picks up passengers en route to Chicago in the late afternoon sun
Title:  One of Metra's F59's picks up passengers en route to Chicago in the late afternoon sun
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Photo Date:  9/4/2011  Upload Date: 9/12/2011 1:45:16 PM
Location:  Downers Grove, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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Westbound empty hoppers roll thru town behing BNSF/Ferromex power
Title:  Westbound empty hoppers roll thru town behing BNSF/Ferromex power
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Photo Date:  9/4/2011  Upload Date: 9/12/2011 1:43:50 PM
Location:  Downers Grove, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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Eastbound intermodal rumbles east with BNSF/CSX power
Title:  Eastbound intermodal rumbles east with BNSF/CSX power
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Photo Date:  9/4/2011  Upload Date: 9/12/2011 1:44:38 PM
Location:  Downers Grove, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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UP -Missouri pacifi heritage unit as a DPU on an eastbound stack train  during the morning rush hour
Title:  UP -Missouri pacifi heritage unit as a DPU on an eastbound stack train during the morning rush hour
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Photo Date:  9/5/2011  Upload Date: 9/12/2011 1:45:30 PM
Location:  Elmhurst, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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UP decided to send this eastbound coal train into town during the end of the morning commute
Title:  UP decided to send this eastbound coal train into town during the end of the morning commute
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Photo Date:  9/5/2011  Upload Date: 9/12/2011 1:45:45 PM
Location:  Elmhurst, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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Waiting to get into Proviso yard east of town was this eastbound coal train
Title:  Waiting to get into Proviso yard east of town was this eastbound coal train
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Photo Date:  9/5/2011  Upload Date: 9/12/2011 1:46:06 PM
Location:  Elmhurst, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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An overcast sky prevails as an eastbound stack enters town, on the approach for Proviso yard
Title:  An overcast sky prevails as an eastbound stack enters town, on the approach for Proviso yard
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Photo Date:  9/5/2011  Upload Date: 9/12/2011 1:46:32 PM
Location:  Elmhurst, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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Northbound UP auto racks cross under the BNSF race track on the IHB
Title:  Northbound UP auto racks cross under the BNSF race track on the IHB
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Photo Date:  9/6/2011  Upload Date: 9/12/2011 2:49:00 PM
Location:  La Grange, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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Westbound tonnage enters town in mid morning with an interesting consist
Title:  Westbound tonnage enters town in mid morning with an interesting consist
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Photo Date:  9/6/2011  Upload Date: 9/12/2011 1:50:03 PM
Location:  La Grange, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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A westbound empty hopper train rolls into town in mid morning
Title:  A westbound empty hopper train rolls into town in mid morning
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Photo Date:  9/6/2011  Upload Date: 9/12/2011 2:03:40 PM
Location:  La Grange, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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A pair of CP GE's lead a loaded coal train south on the IHB
Title:  A pair of CP GE's lead a loaded coal train south on the IHB
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Photo Date:  9/6/2011  Upload Date: 9/12/2011 1:51:39 PM
Location:  La Grange, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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A northbound UP train on the IHB has an interesting switcher in its midst
Title:  A northbound UP train on the IHB has an interesting switcher in its midst
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Photo Date:  9/6/2011  Upload Date: 9/12/2011 2:49:42 PM
Location:  La Grange, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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This odd looking modified pup was spotted on a UP train on the IHB
Title:  This odd looking modified pup was spotted on a UP train on the IHB
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Photo Date:  9/6/2011  Upload Date: 9/12/2011 1:47:01 PM
Location:  La Grange, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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LOCX 1005 from the rear as spotted on a UP train on the IHB heading north
Title:  LOCX 1005 from the rear as spotted on a UP train on the IHB heading north
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Photo Date:  9/6/2011  Upload Date: 9/12/2011 1:47:21 PM
Location:  La Grange, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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A westbound intermodal train enters the racetrack as it departs Cicero yard
Title:  A westbound intermodal train enters the racetrack as it departs Cicero yard
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Photo Date:  9/6/2011  Upload Date: 9/12/2011 1:47:44 PM
Location:  La Vergne, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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A nice catch was this SD70MAC leading westbound empty hoppers
Title:  A nice catch was this SD70MAC leading westbound empty hoppers
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Photo Date:  9/6/2011  Upload Date: 9/12/2011 1:48:02 PM
Location:  La Vergne, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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A pair of EMD's lead one of several westbounds this afternoon through the Metra station
Title:  A pair of EMD's lead one of several westbounds this afternoon through the Metra station
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Photo Date:  9/6/2011  Upload Date: 9/12/2011 1:50:41 PM
Location:  La Vergne, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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One od Metra's  many F40's leads a westbound rush our train into town and into the sun
Title:  One od Metra's many F40's leads a westbound rush our train into town and into the sun
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Photo Date:  9/6/2011  Upload Date: 9/12/2011 1:52:18 PM
Location:  Elmhurst, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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Metra F40PH 124 brings another trainload of commuters home for dinner
Title:  Metra F40PH 124 brings another trainload of commuters home for dinner
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Photo Date:  9/6/2011  Upload Date: 9/12/2011 1:52:42 PM
Location:  Elmhurst, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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Metra F40PH # 175 eases to a stop as it makes its way west into the sun
Title:  Metra F40PH # 175 eases to a stop as it makes its way west into the sun
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Photo Date:  9/6/2011  Upload Date: 9/12/2011 1:53:03 PM
Location:  Elmhurst, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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Making an imposing presence, F40 PH 134 approaches town with a non stop express from Chicago
Title:  Making an imposing presence, F40 PH 134 approaches town with a non stop express from Chicago
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Photo Date:  9/6/2011  Upload Date: 9/12/2011 1:53:27 PM
Location:  Elmhurst, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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A short eastbound rumbles through town in mid morning
Title:  A short eastbound rumbles through town in mid morning
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Photo Date:  9/7/2011  Upload Date: 9/12/2011 1:51:10 PM
Location:  La Grange, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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An eastbound UP manifest, with CSX/HLCX power trailing, crosses the CN(EJ&E) main
Title:  An eastbound UP manifest, with CSX/HLCX power trailing, crosses the CN(EJ&E) main
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Photo Date:  9/7/2011  Upload Date: 9/12/2011 1:58:31 PM
Location:  West Chicago, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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Metra F40PH # 155 shoves an eastbound off peak train past JB tower
Title:  Metra F40PH # 155 shoves an eastbound off peak train past JB tower
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Photo Date:  9/7/2011  Upload Date: 9/12/2011 1:58:51 PM
Location:  West Chicago, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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A light GP-15-1 heads east having just come out of the yard
Title:  A light GP-15-1 heads east having just come out of the yard
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Photo Date:  9/7/2011  Upload Date: 9/12/2011 1:59:31 PM
Location:  West Chicago, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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Still active JB Tower  guards the CN(fmr EJ&E) crossing with the UP(fmr C&NW)
Title:  Still active JB Tower guards the CN(fmr EJ&E) crossing with the UP(fmr C&NW)
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Photo Date:  9/7/2011  Upload Date: 9/12/2011 2:04:37 PM
Location:  West Chicago, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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Noprthbound ASmtrak's "Texas Eagle" is about to cross the old Rock Island and make its station stop
Title:  Noprthbound ASmtrak's "Texas Eagle" is about to cross the old Rock Island and make its station stop
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Photo Date:  9/7/2011  Upload Date: 9/12/2011 2:50:21 PM
Location:  Joliet, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
Categories:  Passenger
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A southbound BNSF intermodal train rolls through Union station
Title:  A southbound BNSF intermodal train rolls through Union station
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Photo Date:  9/7/2011  Upload Date: 9/12/2011 2:51:51 PM
Location:  Joliet, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
Categories:  Action
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Three BNSF and two NS GE's make their presence know as they rumble south through the station
Title:  Three BNSF and two NS GE's make their presence know as they rumble south through the station
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Photo Date:  9/7/2011  Upload Date: 9/12/2011 1:58:06 PM
Location:  Joliet, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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A SOO GP38 takes headroom drilling cars at Bensenville Yard's east end
Title:  A SOO GP38 takes headroom drilling cars at Bensenville Yard's east end
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Photo Date:  9/7/2011  Upload Date: 9/12/2011 1:48:25 PM
Location:  Franklin Park, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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A nice catch was this GP38 with its MILW heritage evident at the east end of Bensenville yard
Title:  A nice catch was this GP38 with its MILW heritage evident at the east end of Bensenville yard
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Photo Date:  9/7/2011  Upload Date: 9/12/2011 1:48:41 PM
Location:  Franklin Park, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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A few SOO SD60's and one ICE SD40 sit along side Franklin Ave adjacent to the CP's yard office
Title:  A few SOO SD60's and one ICE SD40 sit along side Franklin Ave adjacent to the CP's yard office
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Photo Date:  9/7/2011  Upload Date: 9/12/2011 1:49:34 PM
Location:  Bensenville, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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A single EMD leads a long string opf racks off the UP and onto the IHB at Lincoln Ave
Title:  A single EMD leads a long string opf racks off the UP and onto the IHB at Lincoln Ave
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Photo Date:  9/8/2011  Upload Date: 9/12/2011 2:01:09 PM
Location:  Dolton, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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A pair of BNSF SD70MAC's lead a coal train across Lincoln Ave on an over cast afternoon
Title:  A pair of BNSF SD70MAC's lead a coal train across Lincoln Ave on an over cast afternoon
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Photo Date:  9/8/2011  Upload Date: 9/12/2011 2:02:10 PM
Location:  Dolton, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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A pair of EJ&E SD40-2's drilling out cars at the south end of the CN yard stand out on a cloudy afternoon
Title:  A pair of EJ&E SD40-2's drilling out cars at the south end of the CN yard stand out on a cloudy afternoon
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Photo Date:  9/8/2011  Upload Date: 9/12/2011 1:54:48 PM
Location:  Homewood, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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The orange color of this former(now CN) EJ&E SD40 sure stand out
Title:  The orange color of this former(now CN) EJ&E SD40 sure stand out
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Photo Date:  9/8/2011  Upload Date: 9/12/2011 1:55:12 PM
Location:  Homewood, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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Amtrak's train # 393 with an engine on each end, enters the station amidst a light drizzle
Title:  Amtrak's train # 393 with an engine on each end, enters the station amidst a light drizzle
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Photo Date:  9/8/2011  Upload Date: 9/12/2011 2:50:51 PM
Location:  Homewood, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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An EJ&E GP38  helps drill cars, while still wearing its large "The J" nose logo
Title:  An EJ&E GP38 helps drill cars, while still wearing its large "The J" nose logo
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Photo Date:  9/8/2011  Upload Date: 9/12/2011 1:54:24 PM
Location:  Homewood, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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A northbound bilevel MU train enters the station  on the old IC, now CN line
Title:  A northbound bilevel MU train enters the station on the old IC, now CN line
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Photo Date:  9/9/2011  Upload Date: 9/12/2011 2:00:41 PM
Location:  Homewood, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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Something I havent seen in a while, a pair of Thrall door, all door boxcars
Title:  Something I havent seen in a while, a pair of Thrall door, all door boxcars
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Photo Date:  9/9/2011  Upload Date: 9/12/2011 2:00:10 PM
Location:  Homewood, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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The CN uses former EJ&E power to drill cars out at the south end of the yard
Title:  The CN uses former EJ&E power to drill cars out at the south end of the yard
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Photo Date:  9/9/2011  Upload Date: 9/12/2011 1:54:02 PM
Location:  Homewood, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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An eastbound CP freight with CITX power departs Bensenville Yard on an overcast Friday
Title:  An eastbound CP freight with CITX power departs Bensenville Yard on an overcast Friday
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Photo Date:  9/9/2011  Upload Date: 9/12/2011 1:55:48 PM
Location:  Franklin Park, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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A westbound Metra train rushes past as a UP transfer run comes off the IHB for Bensenville yard
Title:  A westbound Metra train rushes past as a UP transfer run comes off the IHB for Bensenville yard
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Photo Date:  9/9/2011  Upload Date: 9/12/2011 1:56:11 PM
Location:  Franklin Park, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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A southbound freight out of CN's Schiller Park yard, enters the IHB  as it crosses the CP/Metra line in the background
Title:  A southbound freight out of CN's Schiller Park yard, enters the IHB as it crosses the CP/Metra line in the background
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Photo Date:  9/9/2011  Upload Date: 9/12/2011 2:02:55 PM
Location:  Franklin Park, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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An eastbound ethanopl train, with all leased power, rolls past Bdensenville yard
Title:  An eastbound ethanopl train, with all leased power, rolls past Bdensenville yard
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Photo Date:  9/9/2011  Upload Date: 9/12/2011 1:56:52 PM
Location:  Franklin Park, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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An eastbound CP train with leased power approaches the Metra station and the entrance to Bensenville yard
Title:  An eastbound CP train with leased power approaches the Metra station and the entrance to Bensenville yard
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Photo Date:  9/9/2011  Upload Date: 9/12/2011 1:57:13 PM
Location:  Bensenville, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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Passing an eastbound, a CP westbound empty ethanol train departs Bensenville yard and will soon pick up speed
Title:  Passing an eastbound, a CP westbound empty ethanol train departs Bensenville yard and will soon pick up speed
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Photo Date:  9/9/2011  Upload Date: 9/12/2011 1:57:33 PM
Location:  Bensenville, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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A CN train waits to cross the CP/Metra line and enter the IHB with a C40-8 that was picked up from the UP and was orig. C&NW
Title:  A CN train waits to cross the CP/Metra line and enter the IHB with a C40-8 that was picked up from the UP and was orig. C&NW
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Photo Date:  9/9/2011  Upload Date: 9/12/2011 1:49:11 PM
Location:  Franklin Park, IL
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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