UP 3961 - Dupo Yard - Cantilever Signal Bridge - March 2006


UP 3961 Passing Underneath Dupo Yard's Cantilever Signal Bridges.
 UP 3961 at Dupo, IL

A Union Pacific freight train, led by UP 3961, rolls north under the cantilever signals bridges on Union Pacific's Chester Subdivision at Dupo Yard. These signal bridges are from the days when this was a Missouri Pacific line and yard. Many of the old Missouri Pacific signal bridges along this line have disappeared over the years, but a few seem to remain, including some at Gorham, IL. At least it looks like they are still standing per the satellite and street views on Google Maps.

Photo taken: March 18, 2006. Dupo, Illinois.

Comments

  1. Excellent shot, Tom. I like this type of signal bridge, too.

    ReplyDelete
  2. Thanks, trekky60​. These old cantilever type signals sure are becoming extinct these days. They always make for some nice framing within the photograph.

    ReplyDelete
  3. Great Pic ,Love The Trains. 👍 Ty for Sharing 😊

    ReplyDelete
  4. Thanks, Carmen Dawn Allan.
    Thanks, saturnsringe.

    ReplyDelete
  5. Tom Gatermann​ Very Welcome 🚄 👍

    ReplyDelete
  6. Great shot and timing. Sad these signals are disappearing.

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment

All comments are now reviewed before publishing on this blog. Comments may not appear on the blog for a day or two.

All images/photographs are copyrighted © by Tom Gatermann. All rights reserved.

Popular Posts

RSM Newsprint Train - Illinois Terminal Highline Bridge

Stack train on the flyover at Santa Fe Junction - Kansas City

A Sailboat On Lake Michigan As The Sun Heads Down To The Horizon

UP 6356 - Jefferson City Subdivision - St. Louis, MO

CSX 589 - Nashville National Cemetery - Madison, TN