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 CA&E Re-enactment 2007 
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Train 308, with cars 308 and 309, and train 431 sit at Wheaton waiting for their 12:05 departure to Forest Park
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Motorman Randy Hicks (train 308) talks to Motorman Jeff Obarek (train 431) as Frank Hicks and Conductor Jim Pechous (train 431) walk by.
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After the boarding call for the 12:05 Chicago Local, passengers wait to board the train.
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Frank Hicks gives a short speech telling everyone what they are doing, and to put themselves in the frame of mind that it is July 3, 1957.
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Train 308, with cars 308 and 309, and train 431 sit at Wheaton waiting for their 12:05 departure to Forest Park - Joe Stupar (stupaja)
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Motorman Randy Hicks (train 308) talks to Motorman Jeff Obarek (train 431) as Frank Hicks and Conductor Jim Pechous (train 431) walk by. - Joe Stupar (stupaja)
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After the boarding call for the 12:05 Chicago Local, passengers wait to board the train. - Joe Stupar (stupaja)
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Frank Hicks gives a short speech telling everyone what they are doing, and to put themselves in the frame of mind that it is July 3, 1957. - Joe Stupar (stupaja)
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Arriving at Forest Park, train 308 discharges its passengers.
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With Passengers unloaded, the crew changes ends and prepares to head back to Wheaton.
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As train 308 departs, the 2nd section, car 431, approaches from the west.
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Passengers at Forest Park wait for the next Westbound car to arrive.
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Arriving at Forest Park, train 308 discharges its passengers. - Joe Stupar (stupaja)
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With Passengers unloaded, the crew changes ends and prepares to head back to Wheaton. - Joe Stupar (stupaja)
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As train 308 departs, the 2nd section, car 431, approaches from the west. - Joe Stupar (stupaja)
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Passengers at Forest Park wait for the next Westbound car to arrive. - Joe Stupar (stupaja)
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Train 431 whistles for the crossing as it approaches Forest Park.
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Train 431 discharges passengers as the crew prepares to change ends for the westbound trip.
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The crew of train 431 changes poles, having both poles up momentarily.
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Before the train could depart, a man in a hat (Frank Hicks) speaks with motorman Jeff Obarek.
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Train 431 whistles for the crossing as it approaches Forest Park. - Joe Stupar (stupaja)
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Train 431 discharges passengers as the crew prepares to change ends for the westbound trip. - Joe Stupar (stupaja)
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The crew of train 431 changes poles, having both poles up momentarily. - Joe Stupar (stupaja)
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Before the train could depart, a man in a hat (Frank Hicks) speaks with motorman Jeff Obarek. - Joe Stupar (stupaja)
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I don't know exactly what was said by the gentleman in the hat, but car 431 immediately departed westbound back to Wheaton without loading passengers.
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Lots of people were stranded on the platform when the trains left.  Julie Johnson proceeded to tell them about what had happened 50 years earlier, and showed photos taken of the last trains.
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Fortunately for everyone who was stranded, there was a headlight in the distance.  The C&NW was still running, and they came to pick everyone up.
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The 411 leads the bi-levels westbound to pick up the stranded CA&E passengers.
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I don't know exactly what was said by the gentleman in the hat, but car 431 immediately departed westbound back to Wheaton without loading passengers. - Joe Stupar (stupaja)
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Lots of people were stranded on the platform when the trains left. Julie Johnson proceeded to tell them about what had happened 50 years earlier, and showed photos taken of the last trains. - Joe Stupar (stupaja)
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Fortunately for everyone who was stranded, there was a headlight in the distance. The C&NW was still running, and they came to pick everyone up. - Joe Stupar (stupaja)
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The 411 leads the bi-levels westbound to pick up the stranded CA&E passengers. - Joe Stupar (stupaja)
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With the train stopped, people begin to pile into the cars.
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It looked like rush hour out at Seeman Rd, as crowds gathered in front of the doors.
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Only a few people left, as the train prepares to depart.
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With the train stopped, people begin to pile into the cars. - Joe Stupar (stupaja)
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It looked like rush hour out at Seeman Rd, as crowds gathered in front of the doors. - Joe Stupar (stupaja)
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- Joe Stupar (stupaja)
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Only a few people left, as the train prepares to depart. - Joe Stupar (stupaja)
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