BLOL 7591 sits with the rest of the roster at Risk Junction, waiting for a new crew to take them home in the morning after delivering to CN.
It's a cold and snowy one on the Bloomer Line as Engineer Paul Jones brings 45 cars back from Cullom and Charolette, on the hill between Sibley and Strawn, IL.
BLOL 7591 wrapping around Risk Jct.
BLOL 7504 leads the train North in some morning storm light.
After running around their train at Risk Junction, the pair of Bloomer Line GP10's are thundering south through the small town of Strawn, population 100.
LTEX 3801 leads a Bloomer grain train south through Strawn.
The three EMD's sound great in run 8 as they lead a grain train through the small town of Strawn.
A Bloomer train full of soy beans heads for the elevator at Strawn on a sunny, but scorching hot day.
The Bloomer heading back South towards Gibson City IL after a day of work up North on the line.
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.