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  1. Going to Proviso.

    Going to Proviso.

    This CSX train is about to cross the ATSF diamond at McCook, IL. It is on the IHB coming out of or through Argo yard.
  2. Anxious to start work.

    Anxious to start work.

    GP60M's 105 & 106 await pick-up by their owner after being dropped off at the small McCook, IL Santa Fe yard by the IHB. It's June 1990 and the ugly pumpkin does not apply.
  3. Kodachrome X 4

    Kodachrome X 4

    I'll have to research the date, but I do remember meeting Joe McMillan (McMillan Publishing)at this location, so I knew something special was coming. (I have a shot of Joe's cars somewhere, it had the plate # "SPSF") We both set up on the northwest corner of the McCook diamond. I've...
  4. Western Maryland GP40

    Western Maryland GP40

    This train was transferring from IHB's Blue Island Yard up to CNW's Proviso Yard on the IHB. The train is about to cross the Santa Fe diamond at McCook, IL. I'm not quite sure of the year, probably the mid 80's though. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to - An online railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used railroad books. Railroad pictorials, railroad history, steam locomotives, passenger trains, modern railroading. Hundreds of titles available, most at discount prices! We also have a video and children's book section. - An online model railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used books. Layout design, track plans, scenery and structure building, wiring, DCC, Tinplate, Toy Trains, Price Guides and more.

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