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)
With engineer Rivera at the helm, the eastbound Decatur to Paris freight train rolls by the old Murdock Mine with a heavy train in tow, topping out at 9400 tons with 6000 horsepower doing the tric... (more)
Shooting this railroad never gets old!
After some work at the industrial complex west of Tuscola and holding for a northbound CN M335 (with an IC leader!), the Decatur 101 exits Tuscola with a ... (more)
Behind a pair of FURX GP38-2s, the Decatur 101 train polishes off the last of the Danville Secondary before making the turn onto the Decatur Subdivision at Chrisman.
The westbound train to Decatur, identifying themselves as the Decatur 101, finishes their final work at Ficklin and prepares to blast off to the west, with only miles to go before they reach Decat... (more)
The westbound Decatur & Eastern Illinois Railroad train to Decatur, identifying themselves as the Decatur 101, crosses onto the UP and over the CN before switching back onto their mainline at Tusc... (more)
With CREX 1518 doing the honors, CN L551 emerges into Mattoon, where it'll pull down to the south end of the yard and eventually begin switching.
Due to Decatur Yard being a mess, CN L551 isn'... (more)