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My Favorite Photographs

There is something special about these photos that has tickled my fancy.

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Metra 127 GM EMD F40PH diesel-electric locomotive "City of Glenview" pushes its scoot on its return trip to Chicago on a 20th Century Limited charter. Frisco 1630, a Baldwin decapod steam locomotive, paces Metra 127 on its eastbound trip on the IRM mainline.

(METX 127, SLSF 1630, East Union, My Favorites, METX, GM EMD F40PH, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, Steam locomotives, Places, index, photographed on 17 May 1998 at Illinois Railway Museum (East Union)).     Image size is available.

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During a tour of the Galesburg railroad yard, Harold A. Driscoll (right, in uncommonly clean work clothes) has his transportation punched by Harold Krewer (left, attired in a historic Chicago Burlington & Quincy "Nebraska Zephyr" conductor uniform). They are volunteers with the Illinois Railway Museum, taking an air-conditioned break from their weekend duty as hosts for the Zephyr.

(Galesburg Railroad Days, My Favorites, Places, index, photographed on 28 June 1998 at Galesburg (Illinois) Amtrak Depot).     Image size is available.

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Milwaukee Road 261 steam locomotive departing from the Galesburg (Illinois) Amtrak Depot on its return trip to Chicago on a 20th Century Limited charter trip.

(MILW 261, My Favorites, Steam locomotives, index, photographed on 28 June 1998 at Galesburg (Illinois) Amtrak Depot NEW! 5 March 2000).     Image size is available.

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Milwaukee Road 261 steam locomotive departing from the Galesburg (Illinois) Amtrak Depot on its return trip to Chicago on a 20th Century Limited charter trip.

(MILW 261, My Favorites, Steam locomotives, index, photographed on 28 June 1998 at Galesburg (Illinois) Amtrak Depot NEW! 5 March 2000).     Image size is available.

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Sunset in the West Chicago Yard, viewed from the cab of the Silver Pilot, EMC E-5A, Chicago Burlington & Quincy 9911A.

(West Chicago Yard, Sunset, My Favorites, Rail Yards, CNW Towers, other, index, photographed on 29 June 1998 at West Chicago Yard).     Image size is available.

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Rail Box 33888 Box car on the passing siding at the O'Hare Transfer station.

(RBOX 33888, My Favorites, RBOX, Box cars, Freight cars, index, photographed on 30 July 1998 at O'Hare Transfer station).     Image size is available.

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Soo Line 18518 Box car shows just how close the O'Hare International Airport runway is to the Bensenville yard.

(SOO 18518, My Favorites, SOO, Box cars, Freight cars, index, photographed on 4 October 1998 at Bensenville yard).     Image size is available.

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Engineer's eye view coming into downtown Chicago on the Metra Milwaukee North and West lines. This route is also used by Amtrak trains from Milwuakee (Wisconsin).

(Track, My Favorites, other, index, photographed on 21 October 1998 at Chicago Union Station north leads).     Image size is available.

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A Lake Street "L" train (CTA) passes above while an inbound commuter train is arriving at Union Station.

(Union Station north leads, Track, My Favorites, other, index, photographed on 23 October 1998 at Chicago Union Station north leads).     Image size is available.

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Puzzle switch leading out from the Chicago Passenger Terminal. The bridge carries the Lake Street elevated (CTA) line from the Loop westbound.

(Chicago Passenger Terminal, Track, Signal bridges, Dwarf signals, My Favorites, All Metra Stations, Metra UP N, Metra UP NW, Metra UP W, CNW Stations, other, Signals, index, photographed on 23 October 1998 at Chicago Passenger Terminal).     Image size is available.

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Chicago Rail Photographs collection updated 8 December 2019 at 11:10. Photographs and text copyright © 1998-2000 Harold A. Driscoll, All Rights Reserved. Email address is provided exclusively for personal contact, but emphatically not for use for SPAM net.abuse.