BNSF's Galesburg to Barstow to Galesburg turn climbs out of the Edwards River Valley at Ophiem.
A military train from Fort Hood to Camp Riley is dropping into the Edwards River Valley at Ophiem. The KCS Belles are running through on the BNSF.
A grain train reaches the top of Ophiem Hill and splits the MP 21.5 block signals on its way to Galesburg. The searchlights were replaced in the Spring of 2009, not long after this photo was take... (more)
The Galesburg local on a roll through the Edwards River Valley about to cross IL.state 150 then up through Ophiem,IL. and on to Galesburg.
The Galesburg local climbs out of the Edwards River Valley with a short train making track speed through downtown Ophiem.
With a load of combines out of East Moline on the head-end, the NSIGAL heads east for Galesburg.
BNSF 5810 begins it assult up Ophiem Hill as it heads to Galesburg.
BNSF's Northtown-Galesburg manifest powers up the hill eastbound at Ophiem, Illinois.
A derailment on the C&I Sub east of Savanna has forced the BNSF to detour its Z-trains via the Barstow Sub to Galesburg to be turned and sent to Chicago. This is a detouring Z-train on the Barsto... (more)