TP&W's intermodal train to Ft. Madison, Iowa crosses the P&PU Illinois River bridge on an unusual Sunday afternoon departure.
Lincoln seems to give the train a tip of his top hat as the Iowa Interstate "SIPE" (Silvis to Peoria) passes the Seward Johnson sculpture at the Peoria Riverfront Museum.
The Peoria Riverfront Museum now occupies the block across the street from the old Peoria Rock Island station. This replaced an old Sears store and attached parking deck, which was really decrepi... (more)
The distributed power units on this ADM feed train push out of town as a UP unit train of windmill blades waits access onto the Tazewell & Peoria to deliver at their yard.
By late 2003, the UP United Way locomotive was looking a wee bit worn, but still quite striking.
A former- Santa Fe bluebonnet rests away in Peoria, IL.
When Pioneer Railcorp first acquired the Algoma Central FP9's, they stored them in an industrial park in north Peoria. In this photo, an outbound KJRY train from the Tazewell & Peoria yard has th... (more)
The Iowa Interstate "PESI" makes its way through the downtown Peoria riverfront area past the old Rock Island station (rooftop to the left). And, you can still get plumbing supplies at Nailon's.
Much has changed since I took this shot in mid-2001. The road parallel to the tracks in the foreground has been raised about 5 feet to alleviate flooding (you now drive down to the tracks), the R... (more)
Keokuk Junction Conductor rides a cut of cars making a pickup at the Tazwell and Peoria Yard in Peoria. Union Pacific former C & NW bridge is in background.
A TZPR industry job pulls four Komatsu truck chassis through the downtown Peoria riverfront. To the left is the Seward Johnson sculpture of Lincoln explaining the Gettysburg Address to "mode... (more)
Minneapolis & St. Louis Railroad EMD F3(A) 401 and 404 at Peoria, Illinois in June 1950. M&StL had 6 F3's road numbers 400-405, and 8 F7A's 406-413. Photo taken from my slide collection, no photo... (more)
A Tazewell & Peoria industry job passes through the downtown Peoria riverfront area.
One E-unit was usually sufficient on the "Peoria Rocket" but on July 6, 1958, FP7 402 and FP7 409 are ready to depart Peoria for Chicago at 7AM with arrival scheduled at LaSalle Stree... (more)
An Iowa Interstate crew takes this Cedar Rapids bound coal train past Peoria's warehouse district.