A408 heading South through Paxton as snow flurries begin to fall.
With a taconite train coming north, IC 1026 crawls along the siding in Paxton with a long train for Centralia in tow.
CN train A407 blasts north through the ice covered trench at Paxton with the typical IC SD70s in charge.
Nicknamed the “Mainline of Mid-America”, the former IC mainline from Chicago to New Orleans is no stranger to Illinois Central motors still putting in hours long after CNs acquisition. Here in... (more)
With greens till Gilman, CNs A407 job ducks under the town of Paxton with a pair of IC SD70s right at home. Paxton is the only town on the Chicago sub that features zero crossings in the downtown ... (more)
Former Peoria & Pekin Union NW2 #400 built Oct 1947 still earns its keep at the Ludlow Coop Elevator Co. in Paxton, IL. Got pretty lucky with this one as they needed to take some headroom to move... (more)
While driving south on I-57, I caught up with the tail-end of a southbound mainfest. After rushing to get ahead of them, I made it to the small town of Paxton, Il in time. To my surprise, the lead... (more)
About 27 miles from a crew change at Champaign, M336 is passing through Paxton after meeting Amtrak just north of town.
IC 1032 highballs a southbound through Paxton, running down the Mainline of Mid America. She looks good on her namesake mainline!
CN hotshot Q-train is running late this morning due to power problems. The rear GE is dead, leaving only this old SD60 power this 9500 foot train bound for Markham Yard, in Chicago. The train is s... (more)
Amtrak's Saluki passes the Gilman local tucked away at Paxton. Amtrak's 390's trains are now running bigger due to a CN crossing rule which required trains under 32 axles to run 60 mph over all cr... (more)
Roaring south at track speed, this auto train is led by the first CN SD70M-2 I have seen, this guy was flying.
After some type of failure with M336's power, GTW 5850 was added at Gilman to help the train down to Champaign.