Snow Flurries are flying around on this cold and windy New Years Eve Day, 2023 as another pair of IC SD70's thunder over the CSX diamonds at Effingham, IL. bringing CN train A408 southbound to Cen... (more)
CN Train A407 is back on the move northbound out of Effingham, IL. after doing some work at their yard. They’re seen here just north of town in one of the last snow showers of a two day snow eve... (more)
A pair of IC SD70s lead A407 across the cross the CSX main to St Louis and pass by the Amtrak depot at Effingham.
EFRR 2716 pulls a cut of covered hoppers.
Moments after sunrise, a pair of IC SD70s lead A407 North towards Effingham.
I guess everything runs at night. Sat all day. One CN local, this thru freight, one CSX and the AMT/Illinois passenger runs.
THE SEMINOLE arrives in Effingham on a cold morning behind a GofG E8 and two IC E9A units. It is crossing the Pennsylvania Railroad's Panhandle Line here and the Pennsy's position light signals ca... (more)
Up 6618 slow's for the yard in Effingham IL.
Ic 1007 heads south out of the yard at Effingham after doing some work.
IC #2463 exits the yard at Effingham getting ready to rattle the diamond and head Northbound on the CN. It's getting harder to catch these Blue Devils now a days. The blue IC-sublettered locos are... (more)
Steel wheels banging across steel rail is a fairly common occurrence at the diamond in Effingham Illinois, Though the sound of trains loudly banging across the diamond in Effingham have come to an... (more)
Illinois Central 1025 Leads the trio of Deathstar SD70 locomotives along with 2 CP SD9043Macs and a UP SD4093mac headed to Mayfield KY to be in the CP ACu program.
A Canadian National Freight Train is seen here tied down in the siding at Effingham, IL, awaiting a new crew to take the Train south
Here we see a CN Southbound manifest splitting SE Effingham Siding with a CN ES44AC on the point.