After about 7 inches of snow falling across Central Illinois, the first train of the day on the Decatur & Eastern Illinois Railroad cuts across the Illinois plains. With the FURX 5551 and HLCX 421... (more)
Engineer Monroe peers down of his unit for the return trip, UP 1136. In a very dense fog, the LSB54 had just returned to Villa Grove with 55 cars after a long day of work at Shelbyville and multip... (more)
After a run from Decatur to Chrisman (with work at Tuscola), the DREI tied down at Grapevine Road on the Danville Subdivision, allowing for some pictures. The crew will then go from here back to D... (more)
Seeing that the sun was out and making a very nice scene, I notice that a northbound train was passing through Tuscola, which would put it here in around 15-20 minutes.
By the time the train ap... (more)