Breaking through the thick fog, KB&S 701 leads a Tate & Lyle grain train on what was once the Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Louis Railway.
Southbound KB&S grain train is seen screaming through Earl Park for the NS at Lafayette.
6" of fresh powder, a freezing fog and sub zero temps overnight turned potions of northwest Indiana into a winter wonderland. Here at Sheff, KBS 701 holds the main as another crew pulls a cut... (more)
6" of fresh powder, a freezing fog and sub zero temps overnight turned potions of northeast Illinois into a winter wonderland. Shortly after 8am, the Kankakee, Beaverville & Southern is seen ... (more)
KBS 701 (GP38M-2) leads a KBS freight north out of Iroqouis, Illinois.
KBS 701 and company head south through the town of Fowler.
Just over the state line, a trio of KB&S Geeps thunder south into Earl Park with loads from Iroquois Junction.
On a beautiful sunny morning, a trio of Kankakee, Beaverville & Southern's attractive Geeps hammer down as they depart the home base of Iroquois Junction, with loads for Lafayette. Shoving at the ... (more)
KBS 701 south is seen on the approach the small interchange / storage yard at the north end of Danville. This was the best fall foliage I could come up with on a very bland, straight and seldom us... (more)
A short 5 car KB&S hopper train heads south by the elevator at Heaton, IL. Does anyone happen to know what business they have south of Cheneyville other than storage cars?
Shortly after crossing the TP&W, KBS 701 & 702 roll across the harvested fields and small wind farm outside Sheldon, IL on the Danville Branch.
Early morning at the small KBS yard in Iroquois.
KB&S GP38-2 No.701 "Paul" stands at the carriers shop in Iroquois, Il. 701 and the sister units were rebuilt from ex PC/CR GP40s and in my book were Alco killers.
With a solid string of gons for Lafayette a KB&S train rolls southeast on a steamy hot summer day.
The KBS is heading south to Lafayette with a bunch of gons in a view that's new to rp.net of this attractive shortline.