Tazewell & Peoria train making its way through Peoria's south side. The brick building in the background is the ADM ethanol plant (former Hiram Walker distillery).
A unique combination of SD20, SW10 and GP10, all results of railroad rebuild programs, haul IAIS interchange past the Hooters on Peoria's riverfront. The power had been used to deliver a coal tra... (more)
All flared radiators in the consist of this northbound Herzog ballast train, whether on the leading SD70M or trailing SD40-2's (rebuilt from SD45's).
Moments before sunset, a Union Pacific train crosses the Tazewell & Peoria drawbridge in Peoria, Illinois.
A Tazewell & Peoria train of interchange traffic off the IAIS makes its way through downtown Peoria's riverfront district. The brick building just to the right of the tracks is the former Rock Is... (more)
The Peoria & Western FP9s return to Mapleton after an early morning interchange run to the Tazwell & Peoria's yard in Creve Couer, just across the Illinois River.
The engineer (profiled in photo) awaits his next move in this Iowa Interstate - TZPR meet. Note the perfect paint and C&IM logo more than 10 years after the C&IM name has ceased to exist.
A CSX coal train approaches its destination (Cilco Edwards Station) amongst a sea of wildflowers. This is a TP&W-crewed train, which used to handle these from the CSX connection at Watseka, IL to... (more)
A Tazewell & Peoria train interchanged off the Iowa Interstate starts round the wye leading to the Illinois River bridge. Lead locomotive, now one of a kind Chicago & Illinois Midland SD20 #81, i... (more)
Wild flowers are in bloom as the Proviso to Pine Bluff manifest heads south at Pottstown. I am taking this photo from the shoulder of Ill. Route 8 which climbs along a hill and then over the RR. ... (more)
Peoria & Western outbound train from Tazewell & Peoria yards makes its way across the Illinois River at Peoria.
The rear unit of a BNSF empty "Havana" coal train is about to clear the bridge over Kickapoo Creek, which not too many days before this photo, had water just about up to the rails.
Peoria & Western's "new" FP9s make their maiden freight run! Here they are shown on a Tazewell & Peoria yards-bound freight approaching Bridge Jct. The rails in the foreground are ADM industrial... (more)
The Peoria & Western crew picks up order from the Tazewell & Peoria dispatcher at Bridge Jct. This train into TZPR's East Peoria yards, is the maiden run of the "new" P&W FP9's on a freight run.