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Not-very-mobile home stuck at crossing

by Melanie Jongsma

LANSING, Ill. (March 28, 2019) – Thornton-Lansing Road was closed for a few hours from Chappel Avenue to Stoney Island Avenue because of a mobile home stuck on the railroad tracks. That’s correct, a mobile home was stuck on the railroad tracks.

(Photos: Connie Simon)

Thanks to alert reader and ad hoc photojournalist Connie Simon for documenting the event and forwarding the photos for publication.

At 4:26pm, the Village’s communication system sent an alert from Lansing Police Department letting people know, “Thornton-Lansing Road is now open.”

Melanie Jongsma
Melanie Jongsma
Melanie Jongsma grew up in Lansing, Illinois, and believes The Lansing Journal has an important role to play in building community through trustworthy information.