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Riverport Railroad switcher heading back to the engine shop after pushing a cut of cars to the sho.
BNSF 784 leads a freight along Hwy 84 and the Mississippi River near Savanna, IL in December of 1997. This view is from the overlook in Palisades State Park.
A BNSF Z train makes it way westward between the Mississippi River and the Palisades just north of Savanna, IL. CN has trackage rights on this portion of the Aurora Sub.
BNSF SD70ACe 8564, pulls a manifest up river.
An empty BNSF iron ore train heads back to Minnesota for another load of taconite. Directly in front of us is the Mississippi, covered in snow and ice.
A couple CP 40s coupled to an eastbound DM&E manifest await a new crew.
Eastbound empty biz train heads through Plum River on it's way to Chicago.
BNSF 6372 West meets a stack train at the east end of Savanna, IL.
We're stopped at Savanna,IL.on a CB&Q Steam trip from Chicago. I can't remember if we were going to Lacrosse,WI or Dubuque,IA....come on...I was 15 years old. I remember riding the Silver Dome the... (more)
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