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Caption: “This is Santa Fe Train 23, The Grand Canyon, a month before Amtrak Day. The Hi-Level car must be deadheading. The train is a westbound going geographically south through the station. The leader was F7A 339L.”

Joliet, Illinois

March 29, 1971

Photos by Marty Bernard

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Quad Cities Rocket by Bill Wilcox
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Rock Island train 5, the westbound Quad Cities Rocket, arrives at Joliet Union Station behind E8A 652 still wearing it’s Bicentennial paint scheme. Joliet, Illinois, USA, 8 August 1978.

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Caption: “ATSF F7A 40L with a long Train 19, The Chief, on August 23, 1964. 40L became CF7 2517 in June 1974. Farther back in the consist was ATSF F7A 47C which became CF7 2559.“

Joliet, Illinois

Photos by Marty Bernard

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Westbound #5, the Quad Cities Rocket, pulls into Joliet Union Station.

(via RI 655, Joliet, IL)

August 29, 1978 

Photo by Paul De Luca

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ATSF 305 West by Glenn Anderson
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Top: “ATSF 305 leads the next to last westbound Amtrak Chief with an F7A/B/A/B combo at Joliet Union Station, IL on 9/9/72.”

Bottom: “A trio of F45s led by ATSF 5924 rolls the Super C west through the Rock Island interlocking and Joliet Union Station on 9/9/72.”

Joliet, Illinois

September 9, 1972

Photos by Glenn Anderson

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Joliet Union Station by rrradioman
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Rock Island Line

Joliet, Illinois

1974

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Joliet Union Station by rrradioman
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March 1975