UP 7187 and UP 7331 - Chester Subdivision - Kaskaskia River

UP 7187 and UP 7331 on the Chester Subdivision over the Kaskaskia River
UP 7187 and UP 7331 - Chester Sub - Ellis Grove, IL
A loaded coal train heading south, lead by Union Pacific 7187 and Union Pacific 7331, crosses over the Kaskaskia River on Union Pacific's Chester Subdivision. The subdivision crosses the river a few miles west of Ellis Grove, Illinois. The bridge is at approximately milepost 51.5 on the Chester Subdivision, just north of Gage Junction (milepost 52.0).

Photograph taken: March 3, 2006, near Ellis Grove, Illinois.


  1. Nice! I like bridge train shots a lot. :-)

  2. Thanks, Shelly Gunderson. Bridge-train shots make for some interesting viewing.


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