BNSF 5446 Is Waiting On The Chester Subdivision At Chalfin Bridge, IL.




With the light of another fall day coming to a close, an empty BNSF iron ore train sits on Union Pacific's Chester Subdivision, near Chalfin Bridge, IL. The Chester Subdivision is double-tracked, but this northbound train had to wait for three or four other northbound trains to clear the line ahead of it, while a parade of southbound trains passed it on the other track. Once the rail line was cleared ahead this train then proceeded north into the St. Louis railroad gateway.

Photo taken: November 6, 2005, near Chalfin Bridge, Illinois.

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