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Josh's Train Videos
Momence, Illinois is a nice town where two sets of tracks, but three railroads meet.

Railroads Present Here

  • Union Pacific
    Norfolk Southern

Trains Per Day
Approximately 45 - 60 Trains Per Day

  • UP/CSX: 40 - 50
    NS Kankakee Line: 8 - 10

Good Viewing Spots

  • On an island in the middle of the Kankakee River, there is a park giving a great view of the bridges of the UP/CSX tracks over the river.

    There are all sorts of railroad crossings around for those who like filming at railroad crossings, like myself.

Map of the Area
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Area Safety
Overall, Momence is a nice town with little danger. The northwest portion of the junction is a nice, wide-open area to get some photos, but it is railroad property. Every now and then, the joint line seems to be a "feast or famine affair", having busy and quiet periods. 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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