F units are getting ready for days holiday train at Mapleton shops
A Keokuk Junction Railway Geep leads one of the KBS's former GB&W Alcos through Kankakee. Tom Golden photo.
Three Keokuk Junction Railway F units and a Pioneer Railcorp GP20 are building their outbound train in the small yard at La Harpe, IL, prior to heading east towards Peoria on the former TP&W. Some... (more)
A former Canadian National GP9 leads 10 grain hoppers west as they pass a grain complex just outside of Ferris on a sunny afternoon.
Crew will switch out the GP-20 and the three F's will head to interchange at East Peoria.
The La Harpe - Keokuk job returns to Keokuk after crossing the Mississippi River.
It really is a joy to take time out and observe the many holiday specials that run all over the midwest. Here, the KJ makes its second Santa stop of the day.
7th annual run of the KJ's Santa Special.
Passing through a long “tree tunnel” approaching milepost 120 between Sommer/Hollis and Kolbe, Illinois, is a westbound Keokuk Junction Railway freight on April 7, 2016. Two EMD FP9s (Nos. 1750 an... (more)
On March 8, 2017 the Keokuk Junction Railway's freight out of Mapleton, Ill., soars over the Spoon River with the F-unit A-B-A set and a special treat, PREX SW1300 1301, in the Fulton County villa... (more)
KJRY's A-B-A F unit set marches west for La Harpe in the late Spring afternoon. The power spend the night there and return east to Mapleton the next day.
PREX 1750, 1761, 1752 & 1300 head west passing the small elevator at New Philadelphia.
Westbound KJRY train with the A-B-A set of FP9's and a SW1300 cross the Spoon River bridge on a perfect Spring afternoon.
Westbound KJRY train with the A-B-A set of FP9's and a SW1300 stroll across west / central Illinois on their way to La Harpe, IL.
Westbound KJRY train to La Harpe is seen crossing Trivoli Rd just west of Gladsford.