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You’re Not Going to Let a Little Military Vehicle-Hauling Freight Train Video Freak You Out; But You Are Going to Use Objective Truth to Help Yourself, Right?

1,337 Hopefully people are tough enough to avoid letting a little freight train video freak them out, but stay motivated to listen to experts and use objective truth so the SARS-CoV-2 “coronavirus” dies in the […]

Oshkosh Defense Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) or Light Combat Tactical All-Terrain Vehicle and JLTV Utility (UTL) military vehicles Arlington Heights
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Military Vehicles on Freight Train Sighted During Day Thursday; Discovered Parked Near Northwest Highway and Waterman Ave, Arlington Heights Thursday Night

33,263 Outbound Metra passenger train passing parked freight train hauling Oshkosh Defense military vehicles near Chicago on Thursday, March 19, 2020. The timing brought suspicions to many people when they spotted a freight train hauling […]

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Take Extra Care at Downtown Railroad Crossings in Arlington Heights (Actually Any Crossings) in Case of Gate Malfunctions

2,829 Overnight Wednesday/Thursday at about 1:15 a.m. Thursday, March 19, 2020, an outbound Metra train was arriving at the Arlington Heights Metra train station. The train was westbound at Arlington Heights Road, but as the […]

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President George HW Bush Funeral Schedule; Union Pacific Bush 4141 Called to Honorable Transport Mission

126 President George H.W. Bush to be transported to Texas A&M presidential library burial location aboard Union Pacific’s Bush 4141. Union Pacific announced Saturday that locomotive 4141 will take the president’s body from the Houston […]

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Railroad Crossing Closure: Maintenance on Vail Ave Downtown Arlington Heights Monday April 9-Thursday April 19, 2018

70 The Vail Avenue railroad crossing, located just south of the intersection of Vail Avenue and Northwest Highway, will be closed for scheduled Union Pacific maintenance work. The anticipated closure dates are Monday, April 9th […]

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Arlington Heights Traffic Trouble: Broken Railroad Rail Closes Vail Ave About 5 Hours; Water Main Break Delays at Wilke and Euclid

44 Cold Winter weather may have taken its toll on the roads in Arlington Heights Tuesday, December 26, 2017. About 9:00 a.m. Union Pacific needed to close Vail Avenue at Northwest Highway at about 8:55 […]

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FIRE BLOG

Metra Trains Stopped on Union Pacific Northwest Line, Vehicle Stuck Under Bridge at Northwest Highway and Davis Street, Arlington Heights

41 UPDATE: Inbound (eastbound) Metra train passed over bridge about 8:17 a.m. At 8:40 a.m. an outbound (westbound) Metra train was still halted just east of the railroad bridge at Davis Street and Northwest Highway. […]

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What If a “Bomb Train” Derailed at the Railroad Bridge at Northwest Highway and Davis St, Arlington Heights?

75 Stalled freight train in downtown Arlington Heights consisted of one tanker car with Di-Methyl Sulfate, one tanker car with N-Propanol, two unmarked tanker cars, and one tanker car that was not observed close up. […]

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Stalled Freight Train at Metra Train Station Reveals a Common, Highly Toxic Hazardous Material in White Tanker Car

55 A stalled freight train Wednesday afternoon in downtown Arlington Heights revealed a surprising discovery — a hazmat placard for a common industrial chemical, but highly toxic chemical that is also classified as a potential […]

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Crash with Injuries on Rohlwing Rd, Hicks Place Just South of the Union Pacific Metra Tracks, Rolling Meadows

30 Rolling Meadows police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 7:05 AM Tuesday to a report of crash with injuries on Rohlwing Road/Hicks Place just south of the Union Pacific railroad tracks in Rolling Meadows. Police and […]

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Stuck Railroad Gates Mean Hazards and Inconveniences for Arlington Heights Residents, Workers in Town

40 Arlington Heights police received a report about 3:00 AM Monday of malfunctioning Union Pacific railroad gates at Arlington Heights Road and Northwest Highway Arlington Heights, IL. Train gates in downtown Arlington Heights were stuck […]