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    Georges77 New Member

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    Very cool, I'm a conductor.

    Thanks! Small world isn't it? Hes on County C just north of Sharon, and I have family in Janesville
     
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    Freight or Passenger?
     
  3. Georges77

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    We can work both on the BN. Aurora to Chicago Metra stuff or freight. I spent the last 8 years on passenger and I'm working as a switchman at Eola Yard now for a change of pace for a bit.
     
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    An awful lot of repairmen left CTA and went to Metra.
     
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    65sporty Old Man with a Hat

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    Congrats on your find, loved the story.
     
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    I remember that car well, I was at the Steve heitman auction too. I liked that color blue but it wasn't a Plymouth or dodge so I had to pass. Glad it went to a good home.
     
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    Thanks guys, much appreciated! Wish I had known about the auction if not just to have spent a day seeing all those cool cars.

    Worked out in the end as I got it at a pretty good discount from what the fellas paid for it there.
     
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    Since it's the middle of winter and any real work is still a few months out, I did some ebay exercise today and picked a few things up.

    Since in Illinois, one of the about 3 cool things we're allowed to do, is run year of manufacture plates, I grabbed these,

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    Then found a cool '77 brochure for 9 bucks, so why not

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    Getting together my RockAuto shopping cart for spring maintenance, along with the Lean Burn conversion stuff from elsewhere. Can't wait to actually get started


    George