IC 1009 with it’s busted number board and burnt out ditch light leads L585 South on the Gilman Sub with a healthy cut of cars from Incobrasa in Gilman.
Under a stormy spring sky, an Illinois Central local heads down the St. Louis line out of Gilman south of Melvin, Illinois, on May 5, 1990.
After departing from Gibson City behind schedule due to a technical difficulty, IC 101 pulls into the small town of Melvin for a quick stop.
CN SD40-2 6132 brings up the rear end of the Santa Train as it nears Melvin.The mesh fencing was in place
as a safety measure for all those touring the locomotive
while on display at each stop.... (more)
IC 101 cruises past a vintage grain elevator in rural Illinois in route to Gibson City.
A pair of GTW geeps still with their white frame stripes leads the local through the open fields of central IL.