BNSF 4779 northbound on UP's Chester Subdivision

BNSF 4779 leads a grain train north under I-255, on the Chester Subdivision at CP D009.
BNSF 4779 leads a grain train north under I-255, on the Chester Subdivision at CP D009.

  Back in 2006 it was common to see BNSF trackage rights trains on Union Pacific's Chester Subdivision. I'm not sure if it is still the case today, as I've been away from the St. Louis area for many years now. Above, BNSF 4779 is leading this northbound grain train at Control Point (CP) D009 at Columbia, Illinois. A short while later, the train passes under CP D006's old Missouri Pacific cantilever signal bridges at UP's Dupo Yard.

BNSF 4779 passes under the cantilever signal bridges at CPD006, at Dupo Yard.
BNSF 4779 passes under the cantilever signal bridges at CPD006, at Dupo Yard.

Photographs taken on July 23, 2006, at Columbia, IL., and Dupo, IL.

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