EMD built only two RS1325 (10/1960). Chicago & Illinois Midland #30 & #31.
Ex-C&IM SD20 #83, now owend by Port Inland, takes another load of limestone 6 miles down to the Harbor.
Chicago and Illinois Midland EMD SD18s sit in repose for the night in September 1984, at Springfield, Illinois. This two locomotives, delivered new when built in 1961 and 1962, were the only two S... (more)
Nightfall on the C&IM: A lineup of Chicago and Illinois Midland power rests at the railroad’s shops at Springfield, Illinois, on the evening of January 26, 1985. All-EMD, left to right is a SD38-2... (more)
C&IM RS1325 #30 working at Ellis, IL || October 1987
The simplified paint scheme is not as nice as the earlier one but this unit looks well maintained and that's always pleasing.
CIM 81 running long-hood forward leads TZPR 701, 1520 and a few cars thru downtown Peoria.
Nicely equipped and beautifully maintained. Check out those switch target lamps. We miss them.
Empty coal train may be having brake problems.
C&IM #30 leads the Taylorville to Springfield turn westbound approaching Pawnee, IL. I believe this job was still being referred to as the "Mine Run" at the time, even though it had been a number ... (more)
Southbound unit coal train
set of power C&IM facility Springfield, IL
C&IM's two SD18's lead a short North Extra past a patch of wild flowers as the train approaches Ridgely Tower.