UP 5877 rolls through a "hole" in the flood wall at Modoc, IL.


UP 5877 rolls through a "hole" in the flood wall at Modoc, IL.
UP 5877 rolls through a "hole" in the flood wall at Modoc, IL.

Union Pacific (UP) 5877 is the distributed power unit (DPU) on an empty coal train that is working a coal trans-load facility along the Mississippi River, near Modoc, Illinois. The train was backing out of the loading facility to a small storage yard just outside of the flood wall. A railroad worker was on the ground flagging the crossing as the train rolled through the opening in the flood wall.

Photograph taken on February 18, 2012, at Modoc, Illinois.

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