One of the Bloomer locals blast south out of Strawn with 29 grain loads out of Colfax, IL, bound for the ethanol plant at Gibson City, IL. The other local just left Risk with 35 empties bound for ... (more)
Riding the small hills enroute to Gibson City pulling 40 grain loads.
Now on heavier, well maintained rail, the engineer opens up the old girls and takes em for a run as they pick up speed through the town of Strawn.
Two jobs combined trains and power at Risk, IL for the rest of the trip to Gibson City, IL.