My friends and I had hoped to see M371, led by IC 1010, going south through Rantoul or Paxton, IL before the sun set. However, it wasn't until the south end of the siding at Onarga that we found ... (more)
M371 highballs south through Buckley on a sunny morning along the Mainline of Mid America. A BC Rail C40-8M and a CSX SD40-2 provide the power.
Northbound through the farmlands of central Illinois, former British Columbus Railway C44-9W No. 4654 leads a CN manifest on the Chicago Sub. mainline to Gilman, Kankakee, and onto Chicago.
A former Electro-Motive SD70ACe Demonstrator, now owned and renumbered by Canadian National leads a southbound manifest through the small farming town of Buckley, enroute to Champaign from Chicago... (more)
British Columbia Railway 4644 storms through the small town of Buckley.
The lead Sd60 is doing all the work on this 9500 foot train, as the rear GE is badorder. The train has a good roll on them as they past thru the small town of Buckley about 10 miles south of Gilma... (more)
After the local left Gilman for Champaign, Cody and I decided to follow it south to a couple more spots, the last being here at the grain elevator in Buckley. We sure were treated to some cool st... (more)
The Gilman local heads south through Buckley with 90+ cars.
CN train 271 flies through Buckley, IL with a leased SD40T-2 tunnelmotor in the consist.
Wisconsin Sesquicentennial unit passing soybean fields. I'd been hoping to see this thing for years!
This must have been an ugly scene when this derailment happened. Buckley is located a few miles north of Champaign on the ex IC.