IC 1026 leads CN M371 south through Ashkum, Illinois as it passes the old IC tower and signal bridge.
CN C40-8M 2401 leads M399 south through the small town of Ashkum.
Rolling right along through Ashkum, the M399 continues its southbound journey along the old IC. Despite being out of service for several years, the old interlocking tower still stands.
Its a perfect 78 degrees at Ashku, IL as M37161 screams through town with a rugged BC Rail C40-8M doing the honors. As Spring rolls on, high sun is beginning to show its presence...
A nice lash-up highballs south down the Mainline of Mid America.
Having no problem maintaining track speed, IC 1033 passes the local elevator in Ashkum.
Ashkum, IL is the last location of an IC signal interlocking tower and an original signal gantry on the Chicago Subdivision. The original look of gantries and towers was once shared with Otto, IL ... (more)
Framed by blooming trees, the Ashkum grain elevator towers over downtown as southbound freight rolls along the IC main to Gilman.
Northbound on the old Illinois Central main, a trio of Electro-Motive products lead a manifest toward Chicago from Gilman. Third out, Canadian National's executive E9(A) No. 103 is seen dead in to... (more)
After holding on double track for Amtrak's northbound Saluki, IC sublettered C44-9W No. 2697 leads a southbound manifest past the towering grain elevators of downtown Ashkum. The former IC ... (more)
Santa Train on the Main Line of Mid-America!
Amtrak is clear and M336 is on the move southbound, passing under the IC signal bridge in Ashkum.
Amtrak's southbound Saluki quickly overtakes M336 at Ashkum.
Illinois Central farm country An Illinois Central southbound freight (CHG) passes a picturesque barn between Ashkum and Danforth, Illinois, on June 12, 1990.