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Spaulding Tower

Preserved at the Illinois Railway Museum

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Spaulding Tower protected for many years the crossing of the Metra Milwaukee and the Elgin Joliet & Elgin (The "J") railroads, located west of Chicago near Elgin. It has been preserved and moved to the Illinois Railway Museum in East Union (Illinois), where it is used for train dispatching of their demonstration railroad.

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Spaulding Tower viewed from the IRM mainline near the East Union Depot.

(Spaulding Tower, Towers, photographed on 7 April 1998 at Illinois Railway Museum (East Union)).     Image size is available.

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Spaulding Tower viewed from the IRM mainline near the East Union Depot.

(Spaulding Tower, Towers, photographed on 7 April 1998 at Illinois Railway Museum (East Union)).     Image size is available.

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Spaulding Tower on a winter day, viewed from Station Track 1.

(Spaulding Tower, Towers, photographed on 28 December 1998 at Illinois Railway Museum (East Union)).     Image size is available.

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