Gulf, Mobile & Ohio RS-1 50 (ex-Alton 50) switches in Illinois Central Gulf's former GM&O Bloomington, Illinois, yard on August 26, 1973. Kodachrome II
Gulf, Mobile & Ohio F3 885A, 811A and Illinois Central GP10 8227 in Illinois Central Gulf's former GM&O Bloomington, IL yard on August 26, 1973. Kodachrome II
One degree above zero at 23:16 as the inbound and outbound crews trade out with Union Pacific Heritage locomotive CNW 1995 outside the Bloomington, Illinois yard office . Steve Smedley photo
Illinois Central Gulf GP30 No. 2275 rests at ICG’s Bloomington, Illinois, engine facility in May 1984. The locomotive is a former Gulf, Mobile and Ohio unit (equipped with Alco trucks from a trade... (more)
An unpatched SP GP60, along with a patched SSW GP60, lead UP MBNAS out of Bloomington, IL.
Amtrak's southbound Texas Eagle passes what is left of the former Alton/GM&O yard at Bloomington, Illinois. Illinois State University's dormitory buildings can be seen in the distance.
Two very different GM&O F-3A's are sunning themselves outside the ICG locomotive shop.
Agrail GP7 #35 poses for a quick picture as it loads a string Union Pacific covered hoppers. This locomotive started life as Boston & Maine 1577. It still wears its Guilford-era dark green and o... (more)
ex-B&M GP7 35 loads a cut of Union Pacific covered hoppers at Agrail's facility in Bloomington, IL. The elevator complex is located on the site of the old Chicago & Alton Shops on the west side o... (more)
GM&O 880A sits outside the diesel shop on a sunny August day. Even by then F3A's were getting rare.
A nice variety of power can be seen at the Union Pacific Bloomington Illinois yard.
Abe Lincoln waits for PC freight to clear plant
Things are all quiet for now in the Bloomington yard.
GP30 #520, still wearing its original GM&O paint scheme, leads a southbound out of the Bloomington yards past BN Target tower. The tower here protected the crossing of the ICG's Chicago to St. Lo... (more)