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Photos by Rich Witt
Various photos taken on the railroad around the Western Sub, including Barrington Tower.

Subject: Rail Approach to Barrington Tower
Location: Barrington, IL
Date: 6/?/2001

Notes: This view shows the tower to the left, as you look Northeast towards the junction with the UP Railroad.


Subject: Barrington Tower - South Side
Location: Barrington, IL
Date: 7/?/2001

Notes: Manual control was last used at Barrington Tower on 5/3/06.


Subject: Barrington Tower - Stairs
Location: Barrington, IL
Date: 7/?/2001

Notes: A close-up that shows the stairs and also the orange EJ&E sign.


Subject: Barrington Tower & Rail Diamond
Location: Barrington, IL
Date: 7/?/2001

Notes: This angle shows the EJ&E Railroad main, while looking at the north and east sides of the tower.


Subject: Barrington Tower - Close-up
Location: Barrington, IL
Date: 7/?/2001

Notes: A closer shot of the north and east sides.


Subject: Barrington Tower - Side
Location: Barrington, IL
Date: 7/?/2001

Notes: Another shot of the north and east sides.


Subject: EJ&E Kershaw Ballast Regulator
Location: Barrington, IL
Date: 7/?/2001

Notes: Parked with other MoW rail equipment near at Barrington.


Subject: EJ&E Pandrol-Jackson Tamper
Location: Barrington, IL
Date: 7/?/2001

Notes: Parked on a spur along with the other MoW rail equipment shown above.


Subject: Transfer/MoW Caboose #185 - Rear View
Location: Barrington, IL
Date: 2/?/2003

Notes: #185 is seen parked on a spur with an EJ&E MoW gon and crane.


Subject: Transfer/MoW Caboose #185 - Side View
Location: Barrington, IL
Date: 2/?/2003

Notes: These MoW rail cars were sitting in Barrington around the time of the cut-over, when the tower was de-manned.


Subject: Demolition Begins on Barrington Tower
Location: Barrington, IL
Date: 8/10/2006

Notes: This photo shows the process of demolishing the tower in its first stages. Rich: "Interest in the EJ&E Barrington Tower is what turned me into a rail fan. Seven or eight years ago I "discovered" the tower and was fascinated by it. I did a lot to research on the "J" and tried to learn as much as possible."


Subject: Barrington Tower Model
Date: 8/8/2006

Notes: A shot showing Rich's fine custom built model of Barrington Tower.



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