Cargill Camouflage. The Cargill grain elevators in Gilman, Illinois are served by a very distinctive switcher, CLCX 9698, Alco 2SM. Chattahoochee Locomotive Company rebuilt this Houston Be... (more)
A pair of TP&W SD40-2s pull a cut of cars from Incobrasa Industries on the west side of Gilman.
CN A408 splits the Gilman coaling towers with a timeless Illinois Central SD70 duo on point. Seeing IC SD70's fly up and down the old main is a treat that can still be shot.
Westbound Toledo, Peoria and Western train waits to cross the busyCN diamond in Gilman.
An early, Canadian-spec ES44 complete with marker lights passes the Illinois Central coaling towers on the north end of Gilman, IL.
Helping the Illinois Central with a power shortage, a quartet of leased F7s snake through switches as they lead a northbound freight off the St. Louis line onto the mainline at Gilman, IL. The fir... (more)
106 grain loads are headed west on the Gilman Sub with a classic deathstar SD40-3 in charge. A short time later, the crew would shove to the Cargill plant in town.
An Illinois Central deathstar SD40-3 is in charge of 106 grain empties, as the crew shoves down the Gilman Sub to the Cargill plant for loading. Certainly not what I expected to be shooting this m... (more)
BCOL 4619 leads CN M399 south through the old IC coaling towers in Gilman, Illinois
A trio of ICG EMDs leads a coal train through Gilman, IL. Paul Meyer photo.
A trio of Illinois Central Gulf six-axle EMDs is seen moving engine-lite through Gilman, IL. Paul Meyer photo.
A pair of 1960's veterans are seen tied down at Gilman for the weekend on TP&W. Come Monday morning and a crew will hop aboard for a trip to East Peoria.
IC 1027 splits the coaling towers at Gilman with autos for Champaign and stacks to interchange with the the Indiana Railroad at Newton.
As the sun comes up, Illinois Central's northbound Panama Limited races through Gilman, IL, on its overnight journey from New Orleans to Chicago. Sixteen cars trail the trio of E-units up front, w... (more)