KB&S takes the curve at Sheldon to go southeast towards Lafayette. Hard to believe that the James Whitcomb Riley once went high speed through here.
6" of fresh powder, a freezing fog and sub zero temps overnight turned potions of northeast Illinois into a winter wonderland. Shortly after 8am, the Kankakee, Beaverville & Southern is seen ... (more)
Toledo, Peoria & Western Alco RS-11 400 exhales as it and an SW1500 mate slowly propel an eastbound freight across the flatlands at Sheldon, IL, at dusk on a summer evening. TP&W 400 has been pres... (more)
Shortly after crossing the TP&W, KBS 701 & 702 roll across the harvested fields and small wind farm outside Sheldon, IL on the Danville Branch.
KBSR 701 sits south of the elevator lead at Sheldon, waiting to shove back in to pick up 25 loads to take to Tate & Lyle in Lafayette, Indiana.
An eastbound Toledo, Peoria & Western road freight heads east through Sheldon shortly crossing the Kankakee, Beaverville & Southern.
Lafayette bound KBS 704 & sisters are crossing the TP&W diamond. There is still a lot of NYC nostalgia remaining on this line.
Lafayette bound KBS 704 & sister 706 have just crossed the TP&W diamond. There is still a lot of NYC nostalgia remaining on this line.
This is the first of 2 KB&S trains of the day bound for Lafayette Indiana.It is about to cross the daimonds with the TP&W here at Sheldon.
701 awakens the small town of Sheldon with it's Leslie RS3L.
Shortline heaven....the Toledo Peoria and Western crosses KBS' main to Lafayette at Sheldon....
Lafayette job with fall colors!
The KBS fleet sits at their shops next to US 52.