Looking rather out of place for class 1 mainline railroading in 2020 is BNSF 2740; Product of April 1963, this then GP30, now GP39E classified, looks just like it did fresh off the builders line o... (more)
Coal loads meet empties just east of Biggsville on the former CB&Q main line through Illinois.
The Lincoln to Galesburg manifest hauls 6 dead former Santa Fe GP30's that were re-acquired by the BNSF in trade from LTEX. The GP30's are heading to Relco in Albia, IA for rebuilding. The sidin... (more)
The Wabash heritage unit sits tied down at Biggsville.
It was a nice sight, as the "Pointless Arrow" Amtrak heritage unit (Phase I) came rolling around the corner in Biggsville. This is Amtrak #5, the outbound California Zephyr, about 25 miles from it... (more)
Two EMD ACs haul a coal load uphill out of Biggsville through lush fields of corn.
Slicing through a sea of corn, a DPU pushes hard on the rear of an eastbound coal load.
BNSF 6158 screams around the super elevated curve in Biggsville, IL doing all of 20 mph, struggling upgrade with a loaded coal drag.