Monday, March 28, 2016

Chicago's newest shortline railroad, the Cicero Central owned by Watco Inc. Stickney Illinois. March 2016.

A shortline railroad that operates approximately one mile
between South Cicero Avenue and South Central Avenue.
This railroad uses a short segment of the Canadian National's
former Illinois Central / Chicago & Illinois Western line.
With an engine borrowed or leased from a sister Watco
company Grand Elk Railroad, the Cicero Central is Contracted
to switch the Koppers Chemical Company refinery in west
suburban Stickney Illinois.

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