Green Light Ahead

Chester, Illinois. February 5, 2005.

Union Pacific 8183 and Union Pacific 6184 lead a southbound coal train past the signal on track two of the UP's Chester Subdivision at Menard Junction. In the background is the of the bridge over the Mississippi River at Chester.

Photo © Tom Gatermann.


  1. Been on disability so long I'm thinking I might forget railroad signals.

  2. It's probably like riding a bike. Once you know how to, you can't ever really forget.

  3. Been 2 months now, with about another 4 to 6 months to go.

  4. I forgot how to railroad after a week off ;)


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