RailPictures.Net Photo: BNSF 6204 BNSF Railway GE ES44AC at West of Somonauk, Illinois by Craig Williams
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GE ES44AC (more..)
BNSF Mendota Sub (more..)
West of Somonauk, Illinois, USA (more..)
March 31, 2011
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BNSF 6204 (more..)
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The sun has set on another day as a loaded coal train pounds its way towards Chicago for interchange with an eastern railroad. Telegraph lines/poles and classic CB&Q signal bridges are disappearing in this area at a rapid pace.
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Railroad Pole Lines

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Photos showing the railroad pole lines. The pole line used four basic electrical circuits - telegraph, telephone, signaling, and power. Modern technologies of fiber optics, microwave, radio, satellite, and computers have been replacing the pole lines.

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