It's interchange time between the Tazewell & Peoria and Iowa Interstate. The TZPR power takes to the side track while the IAIS waits on the main.
Too bad someone thought this classic locomotive should be "tagged"!
CN grain train enters TZPR rails on Peoria's south side. Note that the moon is still up over the front of the locomotive.
NS train D45 got an early start out of Peoria this morning but didn't make it too far before hitting this gravel truck and then wedging it under the TP&W viaduct at Farmdale. The train continued ... (more)
An ex-SP unit shoves on the rear of this Kincaid, IL bound coal train crossing Kickapoo Creek.
"Allied Mills" looms over the KJRY local out of Peoria.
The TP&W "Kolbe Local" southbound at Bartonville heading towards Mapleton.
Three ex-BN SD40-2's lead an empty Herzog ballast train around the curve bringing back memories of the 80's.
A TZPR transfer job with 2 Komatsu truck chassis loads heads towards the West Yard. The partially buried track in the foreground are former BN (CB&Q).
This Havana, IL bound coal train is passing the restored depot area in Pekin, where a caboose and some passenger cars were restored in the old C&IM colors. Can you believe the caboose now holds t... (more)
NS D47 had a nice set of 3 perfectly matched "Conrail Quality" SD50's. Thanks to Steve Smedley for the heads-up on this train.
BNSF yards the Galesburg to Peoria train at the Tazewell & Peoria RR. This train is normally handled by the TP&W, but on this Sunday, was handled by BNSF itself.
NS train D47 crosses under the TP&W at Farmdale. Appearances by either railroad at this location during daylight are rare, so unfortunately, a meet does not seem to be in the cards anytime soon.
Northtown (Minneapolis) to Memphis manifest heads into its crew change at Galesburg.
This KCS SD70ACe is a long way from home but going in the right direction. Its passing to the right of the BNSF Galesburg yards, but after a quick crew change, it will be on its way to Kansas Cit... (more)