An ex-super fleet warbonnet, with still good looking paint, heads the Galesburg to Peoria train out the north end of the TZPR yard to double their train into another receiving track.
NS D49 passes under the TP&W viaduct on its way out of town. Fall produce seems to be for sale nearby.
Last day for TP&WOn New Year’s Eve in 1983, the original Toledo, Peoria & Western only had a few more hours to survive before becoming part of the Santa Fe. At the East Peoria Yard loco... (more)
TP&W's LaHarpe Local approaches the P&PU yard lead by a GP40X and a GP20. Note the experimental high adhesion trucks.
NS local train D49 makes an early morning escape after more snowfall overnight.
This SD18 is still pulling, over 50 years beyond it's date of birth.
TP&W "kodachrome" locomotives?? When the Santa Fe sold off the TP&W in 1989, they included 19 GP20 locomotives in the deal. Here's number 19.
A UP unit leads 5 NS locomotives on this NS ethanol train, which had been interchanged off the Iowa Interstate.
A TP&W grain train bound for the Peoria ADM ethanol plant makes its way across the TZPR former Nickel Plate trackage. Train consist includes two of the Indiana Southern GP40's.
The sun rose just in time for me to capture TP&W's train 120 as it approaches the yards in East Peoria. This train, generally a mix of intermodal and manifest, was run from Ft. Madison, Iowa to E... (more)
A pair of "Oakways" bring this Cilco, Edwards station coal train towards the TP&W yards. The BNSF would bring the train to Peoria, the Peoria & Pekin Union (P&PU) would transfer it to t... (more)
On the last day of 1983 and last day of the original Toledo, Peoria & Western’s existence, TP&W’s only GP30 No. 700 sits at the railroad’s locomotive facility at East Peoria, Illinois. On January ... (more)
Toledo, Peoria & Western EMD GP38-2 No. 2009 sits in the bright sun and the Railroad’s East Peoria Yard locomotive facility on December 16, 1983.
NS 5074 with a geometry train passing through East Peoria headed for the TZPR yard to wye the train and head back to home rails.
A BOB LEHMAN PHOTO. Departing westbound with the usual "Dukes mixture"* of power this westbound train appears to have the light and IT will have to wait. Days long done.
*Does anybo... (more)