Sometimes Wabash Train Masters led trains through Decatur. One such occasion occurred on April 2, 1966 when #553
handled an extra through town. Photo by Bill Warren, from my collection.
Steam equipped Wabash GP9 485 and Wabash E7A 1002 leads the Chicago to St. Louis N&W "Banner Blue" at Decatur, Illinois in November, 1965. From my collection, no photographer's name li... (more)
A rare daylight move in Decatur as a late NS 21T stack train (Harrisburg, PA to Kansas City, MO) rounds the bend at Wabic interlocker in Decatur, IL led by NS AC44C6M 4194 & NS SD70ACe 1184.
The Detroit to St. Louis train No.1 The Wabash Cannon Ball tail sign adorned the gate of the open platform of the City of Wabash observation car, as the conductor watched the train leave the Decat... (more)
Wabash E-8 1004 leading the Chicago to St. Louis "Banner Blue" leaving the Decatur Station for the remaining one hundred and thirteen mile trip to St. Louis on February 21, 1958. Photo... (more)
Nickel Plate Road GP9 530 working for new owner N&W is crossing the Illinois Central diamonds at Decatur, Illinois in November 1964. Photo from my collection, no photographer information on slid... (more)
An Illinois Central Gulf freight train passes through Decatur, Illinois, on a very gloomy day in March of 1984. Both locomotives are painted in ICG’s orange and white paint scheme carried over f... (more)
Wabash EMD GP7 450-483 (built 1950-53) From my collection, photo by Bill Warren.
NS 6149 leads a pulldown out of Decatur yard.
Here, we have quite the rare sight for 2021. A pair of Norfolk Southern high hood GP38-2's are in charge of the ADM Local on this cold and cloudy morning in Decatur. #'s 5230 and 5243 are arriving... (more)
NS 3303 works a pulldown in Decatur.
The "Brick" sits in a siding in Decatur.
DREI power sits in the yard in Decatur.
FURX 5514 leads a local from the CN yard south across Wabic.
NS 9782 leads a Roadrailer west out of Decatur.