A pair of 1960's veterans are seen tied down at Gilman for the weekend on TP&W. Come Monday morning and a crew will hop aboard for a trip to East Peoria.
Toledo, Peoria & Western Railway 3442 West passes the Wabash Railroad Depot and Model Train Museum, crosssing the former Wabash Chicago to Bement, Illinois rofway. and Steve Smedley photo
With the temperature hovering around 7°F and 10 mph wind gusts the TP&W local proceeds westbound across the Wabash River after switching cars in the Logansport, IN 18th Street yard around noon Sat... (more)
Toledo, Peoria & Western’s Morton Switcher powered by the road’s lone EMD GP18 No. 600, switches a lumber yard at Morton, Illinois, on December 16, 1983.
This SD18 is still pulling, over 50 years beyond it's date of birth.
Twin TP&W GP40-2W locomotives pull a grain train through Collier Yard. The bridge in the background takes the UP Peoria Sub (former CN&W) overhead.
TPW 3442 (SD40-2) leads a trio of SD40-2's into Goodland, Indiana on a TPW ethanol
A continuous flow of cars pass by on Highway 231, while business carries on as usual in Bay Line's Sherman Yard. Taking a break at the moment, TPW engine #3830 waits its turn for the next assignm... (more)
TP&W "kodachrome" locomotives?? When the Santa Fe sold off the TP&W in 1989, they included 19 GP20 locomotives in the deal. Here's number 19.
Toledo, Peoria & Western Alco RS-11 400 exhales as it and an SW1500 mate slowly propel an eastbound freight across the flatlands at Sheldon, IL, at dusk on a summer evening. TP&W 400 has been pres... (more)
The TP&W has delivered interchange freight to the AT&SF at Ft. Madison, Iowa and its four units (2 EMD, 2 Alco) are ready to return to home rails at Lomax, Ill. March 12, 1969.
TPW 2070 leads westbound road train through the town of El Paso, IL.
TP&W GP40X 4056 holds in Hobart with the westbound CF&E manifest.
TPW 2008 enters Peoria, IL in August of 1994.
End of the Line
An excursion on the Octoraro Railway has been led by former TP&W RS2 202 from Oxford, Penns... (more)