3 Cats get express treatment from NS D47.
NS's Bloomington-Peoria freight heads back east crossing under the TP&W at Farmdale. Today's power was solid blue with the second unit being a Conrail SD60.
TP&W heads east to the Hoosierlift facility with windfarm parts delivered from the BNSF.
NS D47 is just attaining home rails off the TP&W West Main at Farmdale Jct.
A TP&W transfer job from Collier Yard with lots of loaded oil cans approaches home base.
NS D47 brings its train down the "Nickel Plate" (hence the markings on the milepost marker) for delivery to the TZPR.
NS D47 picks-up speed as it approaches the crossing with the TP&W.
Rare eastbound daylight departure of a heavy freight from the yards in East Peoria.
Tazewell & Peoria transfer job to TP&W. The GP35CAT (one of two) is long-since retired.
The Galesburg to East Peoria intermodal train is almost home behind a couple of ex-SP tunnel motors.
The TP&W shows us a little motive power variety.
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)
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.