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    Rochelle, IL Train Park

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    Long Coal Train: Geneva, IL

    This is the longest train I've seen in quite a while - 6 locomotives.
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    Lunch Time at Geneva Illinois

    It was a beautiful day in Illinois and I ate lunch at the Geneva, Illinois train station, camera at my side. I got some pictures of a Metra commuter headed inbound to Chicago. The train sat at the station for about 10 minutes -- not sure why.
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    York Countyisms (January-February)

    Dramatic sky in the top one!
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    Geneva Illinois: 2021-03-04

    The weather is turning much nicer here, so I got out and got a couple pictures. I sat at the Geneva, Illinois train station. The commuter was westbound. The freight (all oil cars except the first one - you could smell the oil) was eastbound toward Chicago.
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    January 30, 2021: Activity in Geneva, Illinois

    I got out in the cold and gray this morning, ahead of the predicted snowfall, and caught an eastbound freight.
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    Geneva, Illinois: January 16, 2021

    Westbound freight. Eastbound Metra commuter headed into Chicago.
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    UP Activity: Illinois

    The eastbound commuter and eastbound freight were captured in Geneva, IL and then I took a ride to the train park in Rochelle, IL and caught a westbound freight.
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    Commuter Activity: Geneva, IL

    Got a shot of a commuter train on my lunch hour. It's pushing the train east into Chicago.
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    Activity: Geneva, Illinois

    8 AM on a Saturday morning. Not a car in the lot. I suppose this is a function of the covid pandemic. I do know Metra ridership is down quite a lot. Eastbound freight - all auto carriers. Metra headed to Chicago, waiting for passengers to load. This was the 8:38 train - some folks had...
  11. Rochelle train park - Rochelle, IL

    Rochelle train park - Rochelle, IL

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