Does the Chicago Sanitary District own switch engines?

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beachbum

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I was just browsing with Bing birdseye view and ran across a couple of SWs on industrial tracks in Stickney, IL., north of the river. I'm assuming this is part of the Chicago Sanitary District. Didn't know they had SWs of their own.

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The stack is capped on the one in the photo, and the number boards have been taken out of the headlight in the one in front of it. Do you know if these are permanently stored?
Given the cap on the stack they could be permanently stored or they could just be shut down and the stack capped to keep rain out of the exhaust. btw there are number boards on the one in front. Hard to tell but look closely you can see the number one. at first glance it does look empty though.
 




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