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William J Manon Jr.'s Collection
 
9/25/2017
 
 
 
 
  Viewing the last 200 photos I selected as my favorite Pictures.
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ICE 6432
Title:  ICE 6432
Description:  The Chase is on again, With all the talk of the IC&E colors dissapearing the local Railfans have taken notice, 2 of the 4 cars in this photo are fellow railfans.
Photo Date:  4/5/2008  Upload Date: 4/6/2008 12:08:21 PM
Location:  Adeline, IL
Author:  William J Manon Jr.
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Locomotives:  ICE 6432(SD40-2)
Views:  198   Comments: 0
ICE 6432
Title:  ICE 6432
Description:  Rounding the Curve East of Adeline.
Photo Date:  4/5/2008  Upload Date: 4/6/2008 12:00:16 PM
Location:  Adeline, IL
Author:  William J Manon Jr.
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Locomotives:  ICE 6432(SD40-2) ICE 6406(SD40-3)
Views:  378   Comments: 0
ICE 6432
Title:  ICE 6432
Description:  Byron Nuclear plant in the background, East of Adeline.
Photo Date:  4/5/2008  Upload Date: 4/6/2008 11:56:11 AM
Location:  Adeline, IL
Author:  William J Manon Jr.
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Locomotives:  ICE 6432(SD40-2) ICE 6406(SD40-3)
Views:  267   Comments: 0
ICE 6432
Title:  ICE 6432
Description:  ICE train MCCNA picks up cars at Davis Jct. as Soo 4510 still in Milwuakee Road colors watches.
Photo Date:  4/5/2008  Upload Date: 4/6/2008 9:44:11 AM
Location:  Davis Junction, IL
Author:  William J Manon Jr.
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Locomotives:  ICE 6432(SD40-2) ICE 6406(SD40-3) SOO 4510(GP38-2)
Views:  600   Comments: 0
Historic Lime Kiln
Title:  Historic Lime Kiln
Description:  The full moon baths the Lime Kiln as a eastbound BNSF Intermodal streaks by.
Photo Date:  4/1/2007  Upload Date: 4/2/2007 7:00:39 PM
Location:  Buffalo Grove, IL
Author:  William J Manon Jr.
Categories:  Scenic
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Views:  150   Comments: 0
BNSF 4255 over the Rock River Bridge
Title:  BNSF 4255 over the Rock River Bridge
Description:  Yellow Bonnets Head East over the Rock River Bridge.
Photo Date:  9/1/2006  Upload Date: 11/28/2006 11:03:08 PM
Location:  Oregon, IL
Author:  William J Manon Jr.
Categories:  Bridge
Locomotives:  BNSF 4255(B23-7) BNSF 2786(GP39-2) BNSF 2229(GP38)
Views:  278   Comments: 1
UP 2001
Title:  UP 2001
Description:  The sun breaks free of the clouds just as the trio of commemorative units passes under the BNSF Barstow Subdivision.
Photo Date:  11/26/2006  Upload Date: 11/26/2006 10:05:38 PM
Location:  Fulton, IL
Author:  William J Manon Jr.
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Locomotives:  UP 2001(SD70M) UP 3300(SD40-2) UP 1995(SD70ACe)
Views:  359   Comments: 2
Katy & Mo-Pac Heritage units
Title:  Katy & Mo-Pac Heritage units
Description:  The Katy Heritage unit speeds into town with Mo-Pac in tow.
Photo Date:  9/4/2006  Upload Date: 11/27/2006 8:14:41 PM
Location:  Sterling, IL
Author:  William J Manon Jr.
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Locomotives:  UP 1988(SD70ACe) UP 1982(SD70ACe)
Views:  188   Comments: 0
CNW 8646
Title:  CNW 8646
Description:  C&NW 8646 blasts past the Sterling local (UPY 719) as it leads a mixed freight back home to Chicago... Still unpached, Yeah!!
Photo Date:  5/5/2006  Upload Date: 5/16/2006 6:42:17 PM
Location:  Sterling, IL
Author:  William J Manon Jr.
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Locomotives:  CNW 8646(C44-9W)
Views:  195   Comments: 0
GTW 8374
Title:  GTW 8374
Description:  This photo was taken in the 1960s (the exact date is not known) near the east water tower at the Northwestern Steel & Wire Co. Standing is Mr. Wessels, closest to the coupler is Mr. Frye, and the Gentleman in the white shirt is unknown. The photographer is also unknown. The engine was known as NSW 74.
Photo Date:  7/1/1962  Upload Date: 3/12/2006 2:27:23 PM
Location:  Sterling, IL
Author:  William J Manon Jr.
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Locomotives:  GTW 8374(0-8-0)
Views:  719   Comments: 0
GTW 8374
Title:  GTW 8374
Description:  the Cab & Boiler section of GTW 8374 sit on the scales, in the background on the right sits the running gear, and on the left background is the Tender for Kansas City Southern 2-8-8-0 No.759 in the weeds left of that is the GTW 8305.
Photo Date:  3/10/2006  Upload Date: 3/12/2006 1:47:24 PM
Location:  Galt, IL
Author:  William J Manon Jr.
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Locomotives:  GTW 8374(0-8-0)
Views:  619   Comments: 2
GTW 8374
Title:  GTW 8374
Description:  the Boiler & Cab section of GTW 8374 awaits transportation to a new home, the KCS tender 759 (in the background) will loose it's closest trackmate today.
Photo Date:  3/10/2006  Upload Date: 3/12/2006 1:20:53 PM
Location:  Galt, IL
Author:  William J Manon Jr.
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Locomotives:  GTW 8374(0-8-0)
Views:  662   Comments: 0
BNSF 5425
Title:  BNSF 5425
Description:  Westbound BNSF Z-train rushes into the curve at Steward, Illinois
Photo Date:  3/4/2006  Upload Date: 3/6/2006 10:36:11 PM
Location:  Steward, IL
Author:  William J Manon Jr.
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Locomotives:  BNSF 5425(C44-9W) BNSF 6390(SD40-2) BNSF 7327(SD40-2)
Views:  252   Comments: 1
BNSF 9409 leads Coal train
Title:  BNSF 9409 leads Coal train
Description:  A cloudy day supplys the backdrop for this Coal train westbound through Mendota, Illinois
Photo Date:  2/17/2006  Upload Date: 2/27/2006 11:42:52 PM
Location:  Mendota, IL
Author:  William J Manon Jr.
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Locomotives:  BNSF 9409(SD70MAC)
Views:  230   Comments: 2
BNSF 4930
Title:  BNSF 4930
Description:  BNSF engines cast long shadows as they hurry westbound near Chadwick, Illinois.
Photo Date:  8/5/2005  Upload Date: 2/27/2006 10:54:48 PM
Location:  Chadwick, IL
Author:  William J Manon Jr.
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Locomotives:  BNSF 4930(C44-9W)
Views:  176   Comments: 0
Rock River Bridge just after sunset
Title:  Rock River Bridge just after sunset
Description:  the Moon rides high as a new BNSF locomotive chases the Sun west trying to catch the last rays of light
Photo Date:  1/11/2006  Upload Date: 2/27/2006 11:19:26 PM
Location:  Oregon, IL
Author:  William J Manon Jr.
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  163   Comments: 3
BNSF 5790 passes Depot
Title:  BNSF 5790 passes Depot
Description:  BNSF swoosh rushes past the Buda Depot.
Photo Date:  2/17/2006  Upload Date: 2/27/2006 11:53:25 PM
Location:  Buda, IL
Author:  William J Manon Jr.
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Locomotives:  BNSF 5790(ES44AC)
Views:  304   Comments: 0
BNSF 4870 on the Burlington Route
Title:  BNSF 4870 on the Burlington Route
Description:  BNSF 4870 rolls over a bridge built in 1934 that still bares the markings of the Burlington Route.
Photo Date:  2/26/2006  Upload Date: 2/27/2006 10:20:43 PM
Location:  Milledgeville, IL
Author:  William J Manon Jr.
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Locomotives:  BNSF 4870(C44-9W)
Views:  246   Comments: 2
GTW 8376 & Illinois Central Depot
Title:  GTW 8376 & Illinois Central Depot
Description:  GTW 8376 sits alongside the nicely restored Illinois Central Depot in Amboy Illinois, Stop in for Depot Days always held on Thursday-Sunday the weekend prior Labor Day Weekend.
Photo Date:  10/6/2005  Upload Date: 2/15/2006 7:28:37 PM
Location:  Amboy, IL
Author:  William J Manon Jr.
Categories:  Station
Locomotives:  GTW 8376(0-8-0)
Views:  469   Comments: 0
GTW 8374 & Tender await transportation,
Title:  GTW 8374 & Tender await transportation,
Description:  The tender has been lifted and turned 90* in preparation for loading onto a flatbed trailer, and soon the engine will also be moved to a new home in Nebraska.
Photo Date:  2/7/2006  Upload Date: 2/15/2006 7:07:48 PM
Location:  Galt, IL
Author:  William J Manon Jr.
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Locomotives:  GTW 8374(0-8-0)
Views:  623   Comments: 0
CP 8650 passes EX-Milwaukee Road Depot
Title:  CP 8650 passes EX-Milwaukee Road Depot
Description:  What a differance 27 years makes, check out Dean Dettman's photo of this depot from 1978, notice the little sappling pine tree in front that now towers over the Depot.
Photo Date:  8/20/2005  Upload Date: 2/14/2006 9:59:42 PM
Location:  Tomah, WI
Author:  William J Manon Jr.
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Locomotives:  CP 8650(AC44CW)
Views:  790   Comments: 0
Snowplows out of Season
Title:  Snowplows out of Season
Description:  A pair of Snow Plows look totally out of place as they wait for colder weather.
Photo Date:  8/20/2005  Upload Date: 2/14/2006 9:33:20 PM
Location:  Portage, WI
Author:  William J Manon Jr.
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives: 
Views:  768   Comments: 1
Elkhorn Creek Bridge Derailment
Title:  Elkhorn Creek Bridge Derailment
Description:  The Galt RailRoad Bridge knocked off it's foundations, this is a 140' long, 2 track Railroad bridge that was built in 1931. It happly carried Rail traffic untill Tuesday May 3, 2005 when it was destroyed by a eastbound mixed freight train at about 5:30pm.
Photo Date:  4/4/2005  Upload Date: 2/4/2006 11:40:15 PM
Location:  Galt, IL
Author:  William J Manon Jr.
Categories: 
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Views:  429   Comments: 1
UP 3033 runs across Elkhorn Creek bridge, 12 days before derailment
Title:  UP 3033 runs across Elkhorn Creek bridge, 12 days before derailment
Description:  This bridge was destroyed by a derailment 12 days after this photo was taken, caused by a broken rail on the right track.
Photo Date:  4/21/2005  Upload Date: 2/4/2006 11:34:22 PM
Location:  Galt, IL
Author:  William J Manon Jr.
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Locomotives:  UP 3033(SD40-2)
Views:  258   Comments: 1
Sunset framed by the Walnut Creek Bridge
Title:  Sunset framed by the Walnut Creek Bridge
Description:  The Sun falls from the sky and the light fades away on another day of trainwatching.
Photo Date:  6/27/2005  Upload Date: 2/6/2006 12:00:50 AM
Location:  Normandy, IL
Author:  William J Manon Jr.
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  131   Comments: 0
UP 5938 drags coal train
Title:  UP 5938 drags coal train
Description:  Wanlut Creek Bridge, Union Pacific, Peoria Subdivision
Photo Date:  7/4/2005  Upload Date: 2/5/2006 12:05:17 AM
Location:  Normandy, IL
Author:  William J Manon Jr.
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Locomotives:  UP 5938(AC44CWCTE)
Views:  382   Comments: 1
GTW 8374 Forgotten & neglected
Title:  GTW 8374 Forgotten & neglected
Description:  Forgotten & neglected this little switch locomotive has watched the world pass it by for over 20 years.
Photo Date:  2/2/2005  Upload Date: 2/5/2006 11:22:39 PM
Location:  Galt, IL
Author:  William J Manon Jr.
Categories: 
Locomotives:  GTW 8374(0-8-0)
Views:  725   Comments: 0
GTW 8374
Title:  GTW 8374
Description:  The sun shines thru the cab of this former GTW steam locomotive that sits almost forgotten near Galt, Illinois
Photo Date:  2/2/2005  Upload Date: 2/5/2006 11:20:32 PM
Location:  Galt, IL
Author:  William J Manon Jr.
Categories: 
Locomotives:  GTW 8374(0-8-0)
Views:  1533   Comments: 3


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