RailPictures.Net Photo: BN 441 Burlington Northern Railroad EMD SW1000 at Chicago, Illinois by Sam Beck collection
 
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Burlington Northern Railroad (more..)
EMD SW1000 (more..)
Pullman Junction (more..)
Chicago, Illinois, USA (more..)
July 13, 1979
Locomotive No./Train ID Photographer
BN 441 (more..)
Unknown
Sam Beck collection (more..)
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Pullman Junction on Chicago's South Side was where the Belt Railway of Chicago, Rock Island, and Norfolk & Western all connected. This was a unique interlocking where crossing gates were used to protect train movement from other traffic while in the diamonds. In this scene, a four-pack of Burlington Northern SW1000s are bringing a transfer past the semaphores and a set of crossing gates. Tom Golden photo.
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