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Smoke rises from a train derailment involving eight cars that spans the Elgin and Bartlett borders Thursday, November 3, 2011. The call was escalated to a MABAS Division 2 box alarm and caused major traffic delays in the area as well as bussing concerns for students at the U-46 School district.
  Smoke rises from a train derailment involving eight cars that spans the Elgin and Bartlett borders Thursday, November 3, 2011. The call was escalated to a MABAS Division 2 box alarm and caused major traffic delays in the area as well as bussing concerns for students at the U-46 School district.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Brian Hill/bhill@dailyherald.comSmoke rises from a train derailment involving eight cars that spans the Elgin and Bartlett borders Thursday, November 3, 2011. The call was escalated to a MABAS Division 2 box alarm and caused major traffic delays in the area as well as bussing concerns for students at the U-46 School district.
Brian Hill/bhill@dailyherald.comSmoke rises from a train derailment involving eight cars that spans the Elgin and Bartlett borders Thursday, November 3, 2011. The call was escalated to a MABAS Division 2 box alarm and caused major traffic delays in the area as well as bussing concerns for students at the U-46 School district.
Smoke rises from a train derailment involving eight cars that spans the Elgin and Bartlett borders Thursday, November 3, 2011. The call was escalated to a MABAS Division 2 box alarm and caused major traffic delays in the area as well as bussing concerns for students at the U-46 School district.
  Smoke rises from a train derailment involving eight cars that spans the Elgin and Bartlett borders Thursday, November 3, 2011. The call was escalated to a MABAS Division 2 box alarm and caused major traffic delays in the area as well as bussing concerns for students at the U-46 School district.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
An aerial view of the train derailment in Elgin on Thursday morning.
An aerial view of the train derailment in Elgin on Thursday morning.
Aerial photos courtesy of ABC 7 Chicago
An aerial view of the train derailment in Elgin on Thursday morning.
An aerial view of the train derailment in Elgin on Thursday morning.
Aerial photos courtesy of ABC 7 Chicago
An aerial view of the train derailment in Elgin on Thursday morning.
An aerial view of the train derailment in Elgin on Thursday morning.
Aerial photos courtesy of ABC 7 Chicago
An aerial view of the train derailment in Elgin on Thursday morning.
An aerial view of the train derailment in Elgin on Thursday morning.
Aerial photos courtesy of ABC 7 Chicago
An aerial view of the train derailment in Elgin on Thursday morning.
An aerial view of the train derailment in Elgin on Thursday morning.
Aerial photos courtesy of ABC 7 Chicago
An aerial view of the train derailment in Elgin on Thursday morning.
An aerial view of the train derailment in Elgin on Thursday morning.
Aerial photos courtesy of ABC 7 Chicago
An aerial view of the train derailment in Elgin on Thursday morning.
An aerial view of the train derailment in Elgin on Thursday morning.
Aerial photos courtesy of ABC 7 Chicago
An aerial view of the train derailment in Elgin on Thursday morning.
An aerial view of the train derailment in Elgin on Thursday morning.
Aerial photos courtesy of ABC 7 Chicago
An aerial view of the train derailment in Elgin on Thursday morning.
An aerial view of the train derailment in Elgin on Thursday morning.
Aerial photos courtesy of ABC 7 Chicago
An aerial view of the train derailment in Elgin on Thursday morning.
An aerial view of the train derailment in Elgin on Thursday morning.
Aerial photos courtesy of ABC 7 Chicago

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