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Photos by Sam Carlson
A nice selection of photos taken by Sam in various locations. Caption info is by Sam.

Subject: #656, 921, 659, 302 & 702 on Westbound Taconite Train
Location: Waukegan, IL
Date: 3/?/1974

Notes: This empty 250 car taconite train has just come west. Here you see the train pulling forward in order to double the train into the yard at Waukegan.


Subject: #916, 920 & 912 and Helpers #702 & 700 on Loaded Taconite Train
Location: Waukegan, IL
Date: 3/?/1974

Notes: This is at the South end of the yard. They had backed the train all the way to Greenwood Avenue to get a running start RR eastbound out of Waukegan.


Subject: #656, 921 & 659 at the Old Waukegan Roundhouse
Location: Waukegan, IL
Date: 3/?/1974

Notes: Looking east from Belvidere Rd./Market St. overpass, with Lake Michigan in the background, power for a taconite train sits in Waukegan. Doomed busses at Diamond Scrap Yard are in foreground.


Subject: Baldwin VO-1000 #478 Leads 130 Empty Ore Cars
Location: Waukegan, IL
Date: 3/?/1974

Notes: Pulling north from Waukegan Yard to C&NW's Waukegan Yard, a distance of about a mile and a half. C&NW will take the cars to the Twin Ports, then DM&IR will forward them from the Twin Ports to the Iron Range for loading.


Subject: Baldwin DT-6-6-2000 #906 Sits in the Dark
Location: 1973/74
Date: Waukegan, IL

Notes: Car Knocker Bill McGovern turned the various lights and number boards on and off for the shot.


Subject: SD38 #653 and SD38-2 #668 Sit on a Cold Night
Location: Waukegan, IL
Date: ?/?/1990

Notes: The "J ball" herald had begun to show up on EJ&E locomotives, but these had yet to sport them.


Subject: SW1200 #305 Sits on a Cold Night
Location: Waukegan, IL
Date: ?/?/1990

Notes: Still in the older style lettering.


Subject: Builder Plates on Baldwin DT-6-6-2000 #921
Location: Waukegan, IL
Date: 3/?/1974

Notes: Plate lists unit as #73729 and build date of July, 1948. Lower EMD plate is dated April, 1957, which is when it was re-powered and renumbered.



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