A Few From the Chester Sub

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I went back to Illinois yesterday to visit the Chester Subdivision for the second time. My first visit was a little haphazard and I thought I found myself running around too much. There are just so many trains on this double-tracked line, that it just seems better to pick a spot and let them come to you.

#1 Southbound coal train at Fountain Road
#2 Northbound coal train at Fountain Road. Three extra locos were a bonus!
#3 MOW traffic jam at Fults. At first I thought this was going to kill my trip but it ended up being a bonus because the trains were lined up in each direction asking for permission to pass on the other track.

thanks for looking,


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Nice shots Bill. We're seeing a lot more units with PTC roof equipment like those in your second shot.

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