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By:J.R. Valderas
Dates:3/13/2010 - 3/13/2010
Album Info:Trains of CSX, NS, BNSF, UP, CP, CN, South Shore and Amtrak battle thick fog off Lake Michigan in Northern Indiana.
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New Signals
Title:  New Signals
Description:  It won't be long before the classic C&O (Pere Marquette) style signals get replaced.
Photo Date:  3/13/2010  Upload Date: 3/16/2010 1:56:28 PM
Location:  Riverside, MI
Author:  J.R. Valderas
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Views:  148   Comments: 0
New Signals
Title:  New Signals
Description:  You would think the engineer will have some difficulty seeing the signal with the new one standing in its way.
Photo Date:  3/13/2010  Upload Date: 3/16/2010 1:56:56 PM
Location:  Riverside, MI
Author:  J.R. Valderas
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Views:  135   Comments: 1
New Signals
Title:  New Signals
Description:  These signals will be placed up at the W.E. of Kirk siding in Hartford. The signal in foreground will replace the searchlights on the main and the one in background will replace the dwarf on the siding.
Photo Date:  3/13/2010  Upload Date: 3/16/2010 1:57:34 PM
Location:  Riverside, MI
Author:  J.R. Valderas
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Views:  128   Comments: 0
Putting America to Work
Title:  Putting America to Work
Description:  New signs for a Postive Train Control system and Fiber Optic Cable installation went up at the Amtrak station in Michigan City
Photo Date:  3/13/2010  Upload Date: 3/16/2010 1:58:08 PM
Location:  Michigan City, IN
Author:  J.R. Valderas
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Views:  114   Comments: 0
350
Title:  350
Description:  Amtrak Wolverine train 350 passes two signs stating for Putting America to Work.
Photo Date:  3/13/2010  Upload Date: 3/16/2010 1:58:44 PM
Location:  Michigan City, IN
Author:  J.R. Valderas
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Locomotives:  AMTK 33(P42DC)
Views:  128   Comments: 0
371
Title:  371
Description:  Amtrak's Pere Marquette (train 371) travels west in thick fog coming off the Lake Michigan shoreline.
Photo Date:  3/13/2010  Upload Date: 3/16/2010 1:59:10 PM
Location:  Gary, IN
Author:  J.R. Valderas
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Locomotives:  AMTK 90222(NPCU)
Views:  172   Comments: 2
371
Title:  371
Description:  Amtrak's Pere Marquette (train 371) travels west in thick fog coming off the Lake Michigan shoreline.
Photo Date:  3/13/2010  Upload Date: 3/16/2010 1:59:36 PM
Location:  Gary, IN
Author:  J.R. Valderas
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Locomotives:  AMTK 37(P42DC)
Views:  107   Comments: 0
NS 2665
Title:  NS 2665
Description:  A pair of NS SD70M-2's lead a container train east in thick fog coming off the Lake Michigan shoreline.
Photo Date:  3/13/2010  Upload Date: 3/16/2010 2:00:06 PM
Location:  Gary, IN
Author:  J.R. Valderas
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Locomotives:  NS 2665(SD70M-2)
Views:  128   Comments: 0
23W
Title:  23W
Description:  NS train 23W passes an CN (EJ&E) transfer to NS Pine Yard while traveling west in thick fog coming off the Lake Michigan shoreline.
Photo Date:  3/13/2010  Upload Date: 3/16/2010 2:00:33 PM
Location:  Gary, IN
Author:  J.R. Valderas
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Locomotives:  NS 9697(C40-9W) EJE 670(SD38-2)
Views:  122   Comments: 1
FOGGY Meet
Title:  FOGGY Meet
Description:  As NS train 23W heads west, CSX train Q368 heads east on the former B&O in thick fog coming off the Lake Michigan shoreline.
Photo Date:  3/13/2010  Upload Date: 3/16/2010 2:00:59 PM
Location:  Gary, IN
Author:  J.R. Valderas
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Locomotives:  CSX 7523(C40-8)
Views:  128   Comments: 1
Q368
Title:  Q368
Description:  CSX train Q368 heads east in thick fog coming off the Lake Michigan shoreline.
Photo Date:  3/13/2010  Upload Date: 3/16/2010 2:01:29 PM
Location:  Gary, IN
Author:  J.R. Valderas
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Locomotives:  CSX 7523(C40-8)
Views:  92   Comments: 1
Foggy Passing
Title:  Foggy Passing
Description:  NS train 23W (left) and CSX train Q368 pass each other travels west in fog while the NS dispatcher has the signal at CP 499 lined up for train 34G.
Photo Date:  3/13/2010  Upload Date: 3/16/2010 2:01:54 PM
Location:  Gary, IN
Author:  J.R. Valderas
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Views:  95   Comments: 0
34G
Title:  34G
Description:  NS train 34G proceeds east in thick fog coming off the Lake Michigan shoreline.
Photo Date:  3/13/2010  Upload Date: 3/16/2010 2:02:22 PM
Location:  Gary, IN
Author:  J.R. Valderas
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Locomotives:  NS 2650(SD70M-2)
Views:  113   Comments: 0
EJE 670
Title:  EJE 670
Description:  An EJ&E SD38-2 proceeds into Pine Yard to drop a set of cars to the NS.
Photo Date:  3/13/2010  Upload Date: 3/16/2010 2:02:50 PM
Location:  Gary, IN
Author:  J.R. Valderas
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Locomotives:  EJE 670(SD38-2)
Views:  131   Comments: 0
Meet
Title:  Meet
Description:  As NS train 34G proceeds east (left), a CN transfer to the NS enters Pine Yard.
Photo Date:  3/13/2010  Upload Date: 3/16/2010 2:03:17 PM
Location:  Gary, IN
Author:  J.R. Valderas
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Locomotives:  EJE 670(SD38-2)
Views:  119   Comments: 0
351
Title:  351
Description:  Amtrak Wolverine train 351 proceeds west on the NS in thick fog coming off the Lake Michigan shoreline.
Photo Date:  3/13/2010  Upload Date: 3/16/2010 2:03:45 PM
Location:  Gary, IN
Author:  J.R. Valderas
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Locomotives:  AMTK 90215(NPCU)
Views:  124   Comments: 0
Thick Fog
Title:  Thick Fog
Description:  With the fog off the Lake Michigan shoreline getting thicker, visibility of the CP 499 signals and CSX train Q113 become hard to view.
Photo Date:  3/13/2010  Upload Date: 3/16/2010 2:04:08 PM
Location:  Gary, IN
Author:  J.R. Valderas
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Views:  114   Comments: 0
CN 8895
Title:  CN 8895
Description:  A CN train departing from Kirk Yard becomes hard to see in the thick fog coming off the Lake Michigan shoreline.
Photo Date:  3/13/2010  Upload Date: 3/16/2010 2:04:35 PM
Location:  Gary, IN
Author:  J.R. Valderas
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Locomotives:  CN 8895(SD70M-2)
Views:  188   Comments: 0
Q113
Title:  Q113
Description:  After getting the call from the dispatcher to proceed, CSX train Q113 proceeds west in thick fog coming off the Lake Michigan shoreline.
Photo Date:  3/13/2010  Upload Date: 3/16/2010 2:05:00 PM
Location:  Gary, IN
Author:  J.R. Valderas
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Locomotives:  CSX 7656(C40-8W)
Views:  112   Comments: 0
Q136
Title:  Q136
Description:  The fog off the Lake Michigan shoreline became very thick when CSX train Q136 crossed North Clark Road.
Photo Date:  3/13/2010  Upload Date: 3/16/2010 2:05:33 PM
Location:  Gary, IN
Author:  J.R. Valderas
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Locomotives:  CSX 5408(ES44DC)
Views:  102   Comments: 0
CN 8895
Title:  CN 8895
Description:  With the cross buck only visible, a CN train departing Kirk Yard can barely be seen in the thick fog coming off the Lake Michigan shoreline.
Photo Date:  3/13/2010  Upload Date: 3/16/2010 2:06:05 PM
Location:  Gary, IN
Author:  J.R. Valderas
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Locomotives:  CN 8895(SD70M-2)
Views:  170   Comments: 0
E927
Title:  E927
Description:  CSX (BNSF) empty coal train E927 proceeds west in thick fog coming off the Lake Michigan shoreline.
Photo Date:  3/13/2010  Upload Date: 3/16/2010 2:06:38 PM
Location:  Gary, IN
Author:  J.R. Valderas
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Locomotives:  BNSF 6079(ES44AC)
Views:  142   Comments: 0
33N
Title:  33N
Description:  NS train 33N proceeds west in thick fog coming off the Lake Michigan shoreline.
Photo Date:  3/13/2010  Upload Date: 3/16/2010 2:07:10 PM
Location:  Gary, IN
Author:  J.R. Valderas
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Locomotives:  NS 9533(C40-9W)
Views:  113   Comments: 1
33N
Title:  33N
Description:  NS train 33N crosses North Clark Road while heading west in thick fog coming off the Lake Michigan shoreline.
Photo Date:  3/13/2010  Upload Date: 3/16/2010 2:07:40 PM
Location:  Gary, IN
Author:  J.R. Valderas
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Locomotives:  NS 8445(C40-8W)
Views:  137   Comments: 1
33N
Title:  33N
Description:  These are listed as an autorack but I would think they serve a new purpose now.
Photo Date:  3/13/2010  Upload Date: 3/16/2010 2:08:05 PM
Location:  Gary, IN
Author:  J.R. Valderas
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  162   Comments: 1
365
Title:  365
Description:  Amtrak's Blue Water (train 365) travels west in thick fog coming off the Lake Michigan shoreline.
Photo Date:  3/13/2010  Upload Date: 3/16/2010 2:08:32 PM
Location:  Gary, IN
Author:  J.R. Valderas
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Locomotives:  AMTK 90219(NPCU)
Views:  119   Comments: 0
BNSF 6320
Title:  BNSF 6320
Description:  A BNSF ES44AC appears through the fog as it passes the rear of NS train 33N, who is switching interchanging cars with the CN (EJ&E) at Pine Yard.
Photo Date:  3/13/2010  Upload Date: 3/16/2010 2:08:58 PM
Location:  Gary, IN
Author:  J.R. Valderas
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Locomotives:  BNSF 6320(ES44AC)
Views:  173   Comments: 1
BNSF 6320
Title:  BNSF 6320
Description:  A BNSF coal train heads east on NS as CSX train Q369 waits for the dispatcher to give them the OK to proceed in thick fog coming off the Lake Michigan shoreline.
Photo Date:  3/13/2010  Upload Date: 3/16/2010 2:09:26 PM
Location:  Gary, IN
Author:  J.R. Valderas
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Locomotives:  BNSF 6320(ES44AC)
Views:  154   Comments: 0
N903
Title:  N903
Description:  NS-CSX (BNSF) train N903 proceeds east on NS in thick fog coming off the Lake Michigan shoreline. This train will connect to the CSX at Porter, Ind. and proceed north to Port Sheldon, Michigan's Consumers Power Plant.
Photo Date:  3/13/2010  Upload Date: 3/16/2010 2:10:18 PM
Location:  Gary, IN
Author:  J.R. Valderas
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Locomotives:  BNSF 6398(ES44AC)
Views:  153   Comments: 1
Q369
Title:  Q369
Description:  After getting the call from the dispatcher, CSX train Q369 proceeds west in thick fog coming off the Lake Michigan shoreline.
Photo Date:  3/13/2010  Upload Date: 3/16/2010 2:10:41 PM
Location:  Gary, IN
Author:  J.R. Valderas
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Locomotives:  CSX 5296(ES44DC)
Views:  104   Comments: 0
Q369
Title:  Q369
Description:  A former Conrail SD50 (now converted into an SD50-2) trails CSX train Q369 as it crosses North Clark Road.
Photo Date:  3/13/2010  Upload Date: 3/16/2010 2:11:41 PM
Location:  Gary, IN
Author:  J.R. Valderas
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Locomotives:  CSX 2492(SD50-2)
Views:  139   Comments: 0
EJE 670
Title:  EJE 670
Description:  EJ&E No. 670 proceeds to NS's Pine Yard to drop off a second set of cars.
Photo Date:  3/13/2010  Upload Date: 3/16/2010 2:12:10 PM
Location:  Gary, IN
Author:  J.R. Valderas
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Locomotives:  EJE 670(SD38-2)
Views:  99   Comments: 0
37M
Title:  37M
Description:  NS train 37M passes along CN (EJ&E) job in Pine Yard while heading west in thick fog coming off the Lake Michigan shoreline.
Photo Date:  3/13/2010  Upload Date: 3/16/2010 2:12:33 PM
Location:  Gary, IN
Author:  J.R. Valderas
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Locomotives:  NS 8840(C40-9) EJE 670(SD38-2)
Views:  220   Comments: 0
NS 9634
Title:  NS 9634
Description:  A pair of C40-9W's lead an NS container train west in the fog as it approaches the signals of CP 499.
Photo Date:  3/13/2010  Upload Date: 3/16/2010 2:13:02 PM
Location:  Gary, IN
Author:  J.R. Valderas
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Locomotives:  NS 9634(C40-9W)
Views:  106   Comments: 1
UP 4721
Title:  UP 4721
Description:  A pair of UP SD70M's and an NS C40-9W lead a freight west through Gary.
Photo Date:  3/13/2010  Upload Date: 3/16/2010 2:13:29 PM
Location:  Gary, IN
Author:  J.R. Valderas
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Locomotives:  UP 4721(SD70M)
Views:  142   Comments: 0
CN 2585
Title:  CN 2585
Description:  A CN freight proceeds east to the former EJ&E Kirk Yard while crossing over North Clark Road.
Photo Date:  3/13/2010  Upload Date: 3/16/2010 2:13:59 PM
Location:  Gary, IN
Author:  J.R. Valderas
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Locomotives:  CN 2585(C44-9W)
Views:  195   Comments: 0
3 Trains
Title:  3 Trains
Description:  CN train 054 (right) waits on the City Track to proceed to Kirk Yard as CSX train Q395 (center) waits in CSX's Curtis Yard to make its connection to the City Track as NS train 33T (far left) approaches in the distance. The UP empty coal train (train 054) came from Michigan City, Indiana on the Chicago South Shore and connected to the CN (EJ&E) City Track in Gary where it will take the former EJ&E to West Chicago, Illinois to connect to the UP.
Photo Date:  3/13/2010  Upload Date: 3/16/2010 2:14:32 PM
Location:  Gary, IN
Author:  J.R. Valderas
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Locomotives:  UP 5977(AC44CWCTE)
Views:  145   Comments: 0
33T
Title:  33T
Description:  NS (CP) train 33T proceeds west through Gary.
Photo Date:  3/13/2010  Upload Date: 3/16/2010 2:15:03 PM
Location:  Gary, IN
Author:  J.R. Valderas
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Locomotives:  CP 8551(AC44CW)
Views:  155   Comments: 0
EJE 670
Title:  EJE 670
Description:  EJ&E No. 670 crosses North Clark Road as it proceeds back to Kirk Yard after dropping a set of cars to NS's Pine Yard. The track behind the locomotive is CN's (EJ&E) main line, the track in front of the locomotive is the NS (ex-Conrail) and the track in the foreground is CSX (ex-B&O).
Photo Date:  3/13/2010  Upload Date: 3/16/2010 2:15:31 PM
Location:  Gary, IN
Author:  J.R. Valderas
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Locomotives:  EJE 670(SD38-2)
Views:  126   Comments: 0
Y123
Title:  Y123
Description:  CSX train Y123 proceeds east to CSX's Curtis Yard to drop off its train to be interchanged with the CN (EJ&E).
Photo Date:  3/13/2010  Upload Date: 3/16/2010 2:16:02 PM
Location:  Gary, IN
Author:  J.R. Valderas
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Locomotives:  CSX 7585(C40-8)
Views:  150   Comments: 0
Meet
Title:  Meet
Description:  As CSX train Y123 heads east on the former B&O, NS train 23N approaches the CP 499 signals.
Photo Date:  3/13/2010  Upload Date: 3/16/2010 2:16:32 PM
Location:  Gary, IN
Author:  J.R. Valderas
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Locomotives:  CSX 7585(C40-8)
Views:  157   Comments: 0
352
Title:  352
Description:  With CSX train Y123 blocking North Clark Road, Amtrak Wolverine train 352 heads east on the NS for Michigan.
Photo Date:  3/13/2010  Upload Date: 3/16/2010 2:17:01 PM
Location:  Gary, IN
Author:  J.R. Valderas
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Views:  102   Comments: 0
IHB 4018
Title:  IHB 4018
Description:  With CSX train Y123 blocking North Clark Road, an Indiana Harbor Belt train heads east on the NS for Burns Harbor, Indiana.
Photo Date:  3/13/2010  Upload Date: 3/16/2010 2:17:29 PM
Location:  Gary, IN
Author:  J.R. Valderas
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Locomotives:  IHB 4018(GP40-2)
Views:  106   Comments: 0
NS 9563
Title:  NS 9563
Description:  With CSX train Y123 blocking North Clark Road, an NS train proceeds west on the otherside of the tracks.
Photo Date:  3/13/2010  Upload Date: 3/16/2010 2:17:55 PM
Location:  Gary, IN
Author:  J.R. Valderas
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Locomotives:  NS 9563(C40-9W)
Views:  109   Comments: 0
054
Title:  054
Description:  As a train each on the NS and CSX pass by, CN train 054 prepares to head back to the UP while on CN's (EJ&E) City Track. The UP empty coal train came from Michigan City, Indiana on the Chicago South Shore and connected to the CN (EJ&E) City Track in Gary where it will take the former EJ&E to West Chicago, Illinois to connect to the UP.
Photo Date:  3/13/2010  Upload Date: 3/16/2010 2:18:22 PM
Location:  Gary, IN
Author:  J.R. Valderas
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Locomotives:  UP 5977(AC44CWCTE)
Views:  163   Comments: 0
054
Title:  054
Description:  CN train O54 proceeds west on the City Track. The UP empty coal train (train 054) came from Michigan City, Indiana on the Chicago South Shore and connected to the CN (EJ&E) City Track in Gary where it will take the former EJ&E to West Chicago, Illinois to connect to the UP.
Photo Date:  3/13/2010  Upload Date: 3/16/2010 2:19:16 PM
Location:  Gary, IN
Author:  J.R. Valderas
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Locomotives:  UP 5721(AC44CWCTE)
Views:  128   Comments: 0
23N
Title:  23N
Description:  A former Conrail SD50 leads NS train 23N across North Clark Road in Gary as the thick fog off the Lake Michigan shoreline returns.
Photo Date:  3/13/2010  Upload Date: 3/16/2010 2:19:42 PM
Location:  Gary, IN
Author:  J.R. Valderas
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Locomotives:  NS 5420(SD50)
Views:  102   Comments: 0
47W
Title:  47W
Description:  A CN GE barn leads NS train 47W west through Gary.
Photo Date:  3/13/2010  Upload Date: 3/16/2010 2:20:11 PM
Location:  Gary, IN
Author:  J.R. Valderas
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Locomotives:  CN 2405(C40-8M)
Views:  156   Comments: 0
Q149
Title:  Q149
Description:  CSX train Q149 proceeds west as CSX train Q395 (background) departs CSX's Curtis Yard to interchange with the CN (EJ&E) at Kirk Yard.
Photo Date:  3/13/2010  Upload Date: 3/16/2010 2:20:38 PM
Location:  Gary, IN
Author:  J.R. Valderas
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Locomotives:  CSX 7725(C40-8W)
Views:  82   Comments: 0
Q395
Title:  Q395
Description:  As CSX train Q149 strolls by, CSX train Q395 proceeds west on CN's (EJ&E) City Track to interchange at Kirk Yard.
Photo Date:  3/13/2010  Upload Date: 3/16/2010 2:21:07 PM
Location:  Gary, IN
Author:  J.R. Valderas
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Locomotives:  CSX 4749(SD70MAC)
Views:  132   Comments: 0


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