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  by bones
 
Remember 7484 and 7375? Those were damaged in the wreck at 47th St. 17 month's ago.

7484 is on a flat car, and 7375 is right behind it at Blue Island. Rumor has it that they are going somewhere in Canada to be rebuilt. At any rate they are on the move.

  by metraRI
 
Here are some pics of 7484 from the Monday after the derailment.

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Here are more of 411 and 409-
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Note: Pics are copyright T.D. Welshans

  by burlington nothern 9903
 
those are some good photos i had no idea that 411 was in such bad shape. Is that kind of damage even repairable. thats why it is taking so long to come back huh?