Places in Illinois
Galena & Northern Illinois
The highlight of this region is the hilly northwest, where cottonwood trees, grazing horses and scenic byways fill the pocket around Galena. En route is Union, where the Illinois Railway Museum sends trainspotters into fits of ecstasy with 200 acres of locomotives.
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Tips and articles
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