RailPictures.Net Photo: NS 6747 Norfolk Southern EMD SD60I at Media, Illinois by Joe Wagner
 
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Norfolk Southern (more..)
EMD SD60I (more..)
BNSF Chillicothe Subdivision (more..)
Media, Illinois, USA (more..)
February 11, 2017
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NS 6747 (more..)
BNSF H-TULGAL9 10A (more..)
Joe Wagner (more..)
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An eclectic deuce of locomotives hustle a 96-car Tulsa, OK to Galesburg, IL high-priority mixed merchandise train H-TULGAL9 10A across the immense Ellison Creek trestle near the small community of Media, IL. Built back in 1910, this 742 foot long bridge carries the double-tracked BNSF Chillicothe Subdivision over a small stream of water known as Ellison Creek as well as seldom used County Rd 1000N. Construction has already begun to replace the aging structure with a brand new concrete span by the end of 2017. As the crow flies, Media is located halfway between Ft. Madison, IA and Galesburg at exactly 27 miles in both directions.
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