A pair of U33Cs and a GP35 drop down into Illmo just after crossing the Mississippi River. Wouldn't say the big GEs were rare on this end of SP/SSW, but they were unusual enough (at least, in my ... (more)
I grew up on the Western Railway of Alabama, where a local was generally a geep and a couple dozen cars, so when the Illmo agent told me the local would be pulling into the yard in a few minutes, ... (more)
BNSF Earth Worm heads through the big curve west of Illmo heading south bound on the UP Chester Sub
In the last light of the Day a New UP #2522 ES44AC leads KSEMN-31 through the big curve west of Illmo, MO with a short train as the DPU can be seen in the background.
A line up of local power on the Cotton Belt at Illmo, Missouri, in September 1984. A SSW GP20 keeps company with two SP GP9s.
Splotchy 9233 heads up a southbound manifest coming down the hill from the SIMBCO bridge into the yard at Illmo.