On a terribly frigid Illinois day, two KB&S employees are working on a frozen switch while a third is cleaning packed snow from the front porch of the 702. This train has just arrived at Stockland... (more)
A stiff wind from the south moves smoke from Alco RS11 No. 321 northbound faster than the train itself as a Kankakee, Beaverville and Southern freight crawls along north of Cheneyville, Illinois, ... (more)
A northbound Kankakee, Beaverville and Southern freight departs Cheneyville, Illinois, powered by Alco RS11 Nos. 321 and 318 on the blustery spring day of April 24, 1993.
The KB&S is seen moving east through Oxford, IN, while en-route to West Lafayette, IN. The old Purina elevator is still in service but has not received rail service in quite some time.
The KB&S is seen here pulling 120 grain empty's out of the Wabash River valley at West Lafayette, IN. In the day's of steam the NYC positioned helpers here to keep tonnage moving uphill and out of... (more)
KB&S 704 trails at the rear of a grain train crossing the Kankakee River.
The KB&S heads for home at Iroquois Junction, passing over fields as it approaches St. Anne.
KB&S 702 leads a short rock train south through Beaverville.
Cruisin' through the countryside!
The trio of KBS units are looking good as they cruise through rural Iroquois County.
The KBS trio departs out of Kankakee, bound for Iroquois Junction.
A pair of KBS GP38-2's pass under an old, NYC signal cantilever in Kankakee.
After waiting for a northbound UP train, the KBS passes a NYC G head outside St. Anne, IL.
A pair of KB&S geeps hold in Kankakee. This is about as far as the KB&S goes.
A light fog hangs in the air as KBS 704 arrives at Iroquois Junction, with 50 loads from the Donovan elevator. With two other GP38-2's at the other end, #704 will become the pusher for a trip to K... (more)