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EJ&E caboose in railfan park
A train viewing platform overlooks the east-west to north-south Canadian National (CN) rail road connector tracks. In May 2012, an Elgin Joliet and Eastern Railway (EJ&E) caboose number 531 was placed on a short track segment in the railfan park. The park is a few hundred feet south of the Old Plank Road Trail, just east of the Matteson, Illinois METRA station.
Park Forest & Matteson officials at ribbon cutting for railfan park on Saturday, July 27, 2013

Park Forest Rail Fan Park

Lower viewing deck
Upper viewing deck
July 27, 2013 goto freight trains page
Old Plank Road Trail
A 22-mile recreation and nature trail in northeastern Illinois