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An American Suburb, 2018

Stories and photos from Dolton, Illinois

The freight train frequently pass through Riverdale and Dolton, usually stopping for more than two hours at a time, barricading families with a timely journeys . The Robison are halted from getting home on the Riverdale side of the track. They pass the time by doing homework and color in their notebook while they wait. It's become common to wait long period of time in Dolton, and people are frustrated. They frequently hop over the tracks to get home. (Photo by Sebastián Hidalgo for Better Government Association and Chicago Public Media)