In the Heat of the Night

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emd_SD_60
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In the Heat of the Night

Post by emd_SD_60 » Mon Jan 03, 2005 12:32 am

Does anyone remember this movie? I know it was shot in my neck of the woods, in Chester and Freeburg, and the GM&O depot in Sparta, Illinois.
Also, during one of the chase scenes their driving under a viaduct and a train led by two MoPac Geeps appears. (i think that was on the then-MP now UP line through Sparta) Good movie.
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Post by LI Loco » Mon Jan 03, 2005 2:01 am

Sure do. Loved the scene at the end of the GM&O passenger train pulling out of town.

Potier and Steiger were great, too.

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