Where Is It?

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I've got to imagine the southern part of the circle is the right area. I biked along the area :)
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~Z~ wrote:
Fri Apr 02, 2021 5:48 pm
I've got to imagine the southern part of the circle is the right area. I biked along the area :)

Around Joliet, IL. Is the crossing with Illinois or US highway?

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Yes, and a US highway. Where be it?
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~Z~ wrote:
Fri Apr 02, 2021 7:23 pm
Yes, and a US highway. Where be it?
Bingo!! Finally got it!! The crossing spur with E Eames Street aka Channahon Road aka US-6 just west of Terminal Court in Joliet Township, Will County, IL. That spur was off the connection with the former Rock Island Lines RR main line. That first photo above is looking southwest along US-6.
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There ya go, you found it Rodney. The 2nd photo is about 2 miles further west down the line on another spur that crosses the Illinois and Michigan canal that I biked. Rode between Morris and Joliet over the 2 evenings.
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This ought to be fairly easy.

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~Z~ wrote:
Fri Apr 02, 2021 10:22 pm
There ya go, you found it Rodney. The 2nd photo is about 2 miles further west down the line on another spur that crosses the Illinois and Michigan canal that I biked. Rode between Morris and Joliet over the 2 evenings.
That another spur that crosses the Illinois and Michigan Canal was part of the old J trackage (EJ&E RR) and now serve six rail customers all south of the US-6 crossing just west of Youngs Road in Channahon, Will County, IL. The current Illinois and Michigan Bike Trail was part of the old Illinois Terminal RR ROW.

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PatAzo wrote:
Sat Apr 03, 2021 9:45 am
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This ought to be fairly easy.
Somewhere on the Marquette Rail near Newaygo, MI.

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I guess Twinwood Lake

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That is Twinwood Lake in the background. Taken from Basswood Rd north of Newaygo.

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PatAzo wrote:
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That is Twinwood Lake in the background. Taken from Basswood Rd north of Newaygo.
Yes, indeed, it's Basswood Drive crossing the Marquette Rail with Twinwood Lake in the background in Everett Township, Newaygo County. Final run of the remaining old C&O Railway passenger trains 25/26 between Grand Rapids and Traverse City, with stops at Newaygo and White Cloud, was made on October 29, 1966.

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Looking at the trackside of Big Rock Chophouse in Birmingham on the GT Holly Sub?

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That's the place
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That's the place
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Yes, that's the place, Big Rock Chop House formerly Norman's Eaton Street Station, on south side of Maple Road and east side of the tracks in Birmingham, MI. It was formerly the GTW RR depot built in 1931 used by old GTW RR commuter and passenger trains.

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