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Past Additions -- 1999

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24 September 1999 (69 photos)
A variety of photos, taken on several days in September, including Metra scoots, maintenance of way equipment, and freight equipment at the Elk Grove Village yard.
25 September 1999 (4 photos)
A few morning Metra scoots passing through the Norwood Park station.
29 September 1999 (61 photos)
A recent Saturday afternoon (4 September) visit to the Waukegan yard and Waukegan station yielded a variety of Metra and freight equipment, including several C&NW cars.
30 September 1999 (40 photos)
A recent Saturday afternoon (4 September) visit to the Waukegan yard and Waukegan station yielded a variety of Metra and freight equipment, including several C&NW cars and a locomotive.
1 October 1999 (24 photos)
Photos of the Schiller Park yard, taken today for a modeler in Derby, England who previously worked for the English, Welsh & Scottish Railway and who then had occasion to visit the Schiller Park yard.
2 October 1999 (75 photos)
Photos taken yesterday, of freight cars in the Schiller Park and Bensenville yards, Metra locomotives, the Bensenville and Franklin Park stations, and a Milwaukee Road display caboose in Franklin Park.
7 October 1999 (74 photos)
Photos of freight cars in the Schiller Park yard, taken this week on 4 October.
8 October 1999 (17 photos)
Photos of freight cars in the Schiller Park yard, taken this week on 4 October.
12 October 1999 (73 photos)
Photos of freight cars in the Schiller Park yard, taken this week on 4 October.
14 October 1999 (36 photos)
Proviso Yard photos of diesels and coal cars, taken earlier this week.
15 October 1999 (48 photos)
Recent photos of Metro locomotives and a C&NW GeeP, most taken at the Chicago Passenger Terminal. Restoration work in the Norwood Park station.
20 October 1999 (18 photos)
Recent Proviso Yard photos of diesels and maintenance of way (MOW) equipment.
21 October 1999 (105 photos)
Photos of freight and MOW cars in the Elk Grove Village and Norma yards, taken on visits last month.
23 October 1999 (42 photos)
Ten Chicago Freight Car Company ballast hoppers at the Illinois Railway Museum in East Union (Illinois).
24 October 1999 (37 photos)
Saturday afternoon look at Amtrak and Metra equipment at Union Station, as well as entrance shots of Union Station, Van Buren Street Station, and the Riverside Building walkway to the Chicago Passenger Terminal.
25 October 1999 (9 photos)
An autorack oops on the CSX Altenheim Sub through Oak Park (Illinois).
26 October 1999 (57 photos)
An autorack oops on the CSX Altenheim Sub through Oak Park (Illinois). Includes cars and locomotives not damaged by the incident.
29 October 1999 (22 photos)
On the CSX Altenheim Sub through Oak Park (Illinois), mostly locomotives and cars not damaged by the autorack oops incident.
31 October 1999 (49 photos)
The Santa Fe rooftop building sign overlooking Grant Park in downtown Chicago. CSXT locomotive on Altenheim Subdivision. Metra scoots at Norwood Park station and Chicago Passenger Terminal.
1 November 1999 (66 photos)
Metra and C&NW locomotives at the Chicago Passenger Terminal.
2 November 1999 (95 photos)
Metra scoots and MOW train at Norwood Park station, at the Chicago Passenger Terminal, and the north leads to Union Station.
7 November 1999 (16 photos)
Metra equipment at the Clybourn and Waukegan stations.
8 November 1999 (60 photos)
Freight and MOW cars in the Waukegan yard. Includes a variety of shots of several empty Commonwealth Edison coal hopper cars.
12 November 1999 (112 photos)
Covered hopper cars, other freight cars, and MOW cars in the Waukegan UP and EJ&E yards.
18 November 1999 (41 photos)
Freight cars in a small industrial yard in Addison (Illinois) in February 1999.
19 November 1999 (51 photos)
Loaded CSX Transportation ballast train stopped at the O'Hare Transfer Metra station in February 1999.
20 November 1999 (38 photos)
Loaded CSX Transportation ballast train stopped at the O'Hare Transfer Metra station in February 1999.
21 November 1999 (47 photos)
Loaded CSX Transportation ballast train stopped at the O'Hare Transfer Metra station in February 1999.
22 November 1999 (88 photos)
Wisconsin Central rail train. A few other locomotives and freight cars.
24 November 1999 (70 photos)
Metra and C&NW locomotives at the Chicago Passenger Terminal. Typical midday switching activities are illustrated by many of these photographs.
28 November 1999 (17 photos)
Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus Train and rail equipment at the Galewood yard.
29 November 1999 (13 photos)
Metra locomotives at Chicago Passenger Terminal and Chicago Union Station.
30 November 1999 (25 photos)
Amtrak Hiawatha train set in Chicago Union Station.
1 December 1999 (5 photos)
C&NW 4324 at the Chicago Passenger Terminal.
2 December 1999 (113 photos)
Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus Train at the Galewood yard. Amtrak Hiawatha departing from Chicago Union Station in November 1998. An EJ&E steel coil car in October 1998.
5 December 1999 (26 photos)
Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus Train at the Galewood yard. Historical information has been added about each car of the Circus train. Special thanks to Jack Deasy of Alexandria (Virginia), who brought this information to my attention and provided a copy.
6 December 1999 (49 photos)
Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus Train at the Galewood yard.
7 December 1999 (52 photos)
Locomotives and freight cars in the Bensenville and Schiller Park rail yards in Fall 1998.
17 December 1999 (125 photos)
Union Pacific and other locomotives and even a few freight cars from Fall of 1998.
18 December 1999 (98 photos)
West Chicago and Geneva stations and passing trains last weekend. Amtrak and Metra trains at Chicago Union Station.
19 December 1999 (41 photos)
Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus Train at the Galewood yard in November. There is now at least one photo (and sometimes more than a dozen) for each of the fifty-five cars of the circus Red Unit consist, as well as historical and equipment information for each.
22 December 1999 (31 photos)
Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus Train at the Galewood yard in November.
29 December 1999 (29 photos)
Locomotives (and a few freight cars) at the Proviso yard in December 1998.
31 December 1999 (4 photos)
A Metra scoot at the Norwood Park station yesterday.

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