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Edward Kwiatkowski's Collection
 
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By:Edward Kwiatkowski
Dates:10/13/2011 - 10/13/2011
Album Info:Local Chicago area railfan photos taken during the early to mid 1980's. Southwest side Chicago and western suburbs.
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Santa Fe maintenance of way equipment.  Mc Cook Illinois USA.  October 1983.
Title:  Santa Fe maintenance of way equipment. Mc Cook Illinois USA. October 1983.
Description:  Demoted railroad cars from the Atchinson, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad, are photographed near the crosstracks at Mc Cook Junction in October of 1983.
Photo Date:  10/13/2011  Upload Date: 10/13/2011 9:36:33 PM
Location:  McCook, IL
Author:  Edward Kwiatkowski
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Amtrak EMD SW 1 switchers at work. Chicago Illinois USA. November 1983.
Title:  Amtrak EMD SW 1 switchers at work. Chicago Illinois USA. November 1983.
Description:  Amtrak EMD First Generation EMD model SW 1 yard switchers, working the south tracks at Chicago Union Station in October of 1983.
Photo Date:  10/13/2011  Upload Date: 10/13/2011 9:28:37 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Edward Kwiatkowski
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock,Yard,Passenger,Track,Action
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The Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroads I.N branch ( Illinois Northern RR) industrial switching local. Chicago Illinois USA. 1986.
Title:  The Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroads I.N branch ( Illinois Northern RR) industrial switching local. Chicago Illinois USA. 1986.
Description:  The Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroads I.N branch ( Illinois Northern RR) industrial switching local. Chicago Illinois USA. 1986.
Photo Date:  10/13/2011  Upload Date: 10/13/2011 9:20:54 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Edward Kwiatkowski
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  ATSF 1310(GP7u)
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GTW Elsdon Yard crossing gate operators tower on West 51st Street in Chicago Illinois. (Gone.) October 1983.
Title:  GTW Elsdon Yard crossing gate operators tower on West 51st Street in Chicago Illinois. (Gone.) October 1983.
Description:  The crossing gate operators tower along the north side of West 51st Street, just one block east of South Lawndale Avenue. Photographed during the last week of operation at the GTW Elsdon Yard facility in Chicago during October of 1983.
Photo Date:  10/13/2011  Upload Date: 10/13/2011 9:26:36 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Edward Kwiatkowski
Categories:  Yard,Signal,Track
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The GTW Elsdon Yard locomotive terminal. Chicago Illinois USA. October 1983.
Title:  The GTW Elsdon Yard locomotive terminal. Chicago Illinois USA. October 1983.
Description:  Diesel locomotives from the GTW and the former D,T & I, are viewed idling on the ready tracks at the GTW Elsdon Yard locomotive terminal. This photo was taken during the final week of operation prior to abandonement.
Photo Date:  10/13/2011  Upload Date: 10/13/2011 9:18:40 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Edward Kwiatkowski
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock,Yard,Track
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Conrail switching local at work.  Chicago Illinois USA.  October 1983.
Title:  Conrail switching local at work. Chicago Illinois USA. October 1983.
Description:  A Conrail industrial switching local, is viewed working the industrial spur tracks on West 48th Place in Chicagos Elsdon neighborhood back in October of 1983.
Photo Date:  10/13/2011  Upload Date: 10/13/2011 9:30:38 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Edward Kwiatkowski
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The GTW Elsdon station built in 1888. (Gone.)  Chicago Illinois USA. October 1983.
Title:  The GTW Elsdon station built in 1888. (Gone.) Chicago Illinois USA. October 1983.
Description:  The two story wooden Grand Trunk Western Railroad Elsdon depot on West 51st Street in Chicago Illinois. Photographed during the last week of operation in October of 1983, prior to demolition.
Photo Date:  10/13/2011  Upload Date: 10/13/2011 9:23:34 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Edward Kwiatkowski
Categories:  Yard,Station
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Westbound Burlington Northern / early Metra commuter train.  Riverside Illinois USA. October 1989.
Title:  Westbound Burlington Northern / early Metra commuter train. Riverside Illinois USA. October 1989.
Description:  A westbound Burlington Northern Railroad / early Metra commuter train, is viewed arriving at the Riverside Illinois Metra comuter rail station in October of 1989.
Photo Date:  10/13/2011  Upload Date: 10/13/2011 9:32:40 PM
Location:  Riverside, IL
Author:  Edward Kwiatkowski
Categories:  RollingStock,Station,Passenger
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Westbound Burlington Northern Railroad empty unit coal train passing through Hindsdale Illinois USA.  October  1989.
Title:  Westbound Burlington Northern Railroad empty unit coal train passing through Hindsdale Illinois USA. October 1989.
Description:  A fast moving Burlington Northern Railroad empty unit coal train, passes through west suburban Hindsdale Illinois in October of 1989.
Photo Date:  10/13/2011  Upload Date: 10/13/2011 9:34:47 PM
Location:  Hinsdale, IL
Author:  Edward Kwiatkowski
Categories:  RollingStock,Track,Action
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