SP153 sits with mates at Wisconsin Central's Schiller Park, IL yard. The locomotives are likely off a taconite or coal load as they sit awaiting their next assignment. The second unit is a C44-9W... (more)
Belt Railway of Chicago acted as Southern Pacific's classification yard and agent for Chicago. The yard became a flood of Southern Pacific equipment. This consist has a Conrail leader. CR564 is a ... (more)
SP221, 200 and sister sit awaiting set-up for final delivery to Southern Pacific. The bran-new AC4400s will be assigned to taconite and Utah/Colorado coal service. Belt Railway of Chicago acted... (more)
SP8186 was part of a quartet that likely came off a taconite train, as there was a ore train leaving the yard with three new AC4400s. The AC traction engines were just being delivered and the -9s ... (more)
Forest Hill crossing after sundown with a CN GP 38-2W leading a freight over the xing.
A grain train rolls through Sibley with a trio of EMD's leading the train to Gibson City.
Bloomer 7591 and LTEX 3801 are closing in on the elevator in Anchor, where they will take on loads.
Bloomer's high hood takes the day off as it basks in the sun outside the engine house.
The three EMD's sound great in run 8 as they lead a grain train through the small town of Strawn.
While the EMD's do most of the work for the Bloomer Line, we must not forget the Plymouth 12 ton. The little critter brings a few cars into town for loading.
A pair of BNSF ACes lead coal trains over the TZPR lift bridge over the Illinois River in Peoria.
Bloomer GP10 7591 leads a bean train west through the fields of Illinois as it approaches the small town of Anchor.
A pair of classic, chinese red Bloomer Line GP10's sandwich an LTEX Geep as they shove a bean train around the curve at Risk Junction.
An eastbound KJRY freight bounces along at 10 MPH with a pair of covered wagons doing the honors through the soy bean fields.
A Bloomer train full of soy beans heads for the elevator at Strawn on a sunny, but scorching hot day.