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Date Photographed

28 December 1998

Former Metra bilevel commuter cars, repainted into C&NW colors, and Spaulding Tower, preserved and on display at the Illinois Railway Museum.

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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Harold Kept many of his photos on sites which no longer exist.

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) by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD7 digital camera [irm/1998/12/98c28b11.jpg] NEW 16 January 2000

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