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  UP (CNW)

Frequency:  50-60 freight trains per day

Radio Frequencies:  UP

Personal Safety:  Good

Local Police/RR Police:  Lee County S.D., RR n/a

Food:  Small bar (pub food) on Nelson Road in center of town or Sterling/ Rock Falls is 7 miles west.

Other Information

Good photo times:  All day long.

Old coaling tower is just east of town along Railway Rd.

Bad order car yard is on the St. Louis Sub between the wye with the east-west main and Rock Island Rd.

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