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October 1955 Chesterton IN
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October 1955 Chesterton IN
 
« on: Apr 26th, 2016, 6:57am »
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Class J-1e 5401 leaves Chesterton IN on Oct 1, 1955 with the Chicago-Elkhart morning local.
Harold Stirton Photo, Darwin Simonaitis collection.
 



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Talk about over-power!
 
But I guess in the late steam era, engines were just running out their flue/boiler time and it didn't really matter, as diesels could be better utilized elsewhere.


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