A TZPR "Industry Job" takes empty flats for Komatsu and tank cars for Solazyme past the Peoria Riverfront Museum. The farmer in Seward Johnson's "American Gothic" statue (far right) seems to be t... (more)
Train built and air-test finally complete, Iowa Interstate's PESI 04 road freight takes the signal to depart off TZPR's West Lead yard track as it slow rolls at 10 mph across the Illinois River li... (more)
Iowa Interstate's PESI 25 road freight takes a slow, 10 mph stroll north through downtown Peoria as it creeps beside Water Street past the many repurposed brick buildings of the city's old Warehou... (more)
Tazewell & Peoria light power head into the downtown Peoria riverfront area. The excavator in the background is on the Interstate 74 "Murray Baker" bridge over the Illinois River, which... (more)
The Rock Island ceased operation 40 years ago today; less than two years earlier, the Peoria Rocket waits for its return trip to Chicago.
Canadian National's Budd RDC track geometry car traverses Tazewell & Peoria trackage through downtown Peoria on its way to the yard. The car came in on the Iowa Interstate and will reconnect with... (more)
BNSF's twice weekly Galesburg to Peoria train is nearing its destination while Union Pacific's counterpart (UP PECL) is putting together its train in the background.
A Tazewell & Peoria crew switches the PMP Fermentations plant on the Peoria riverfront.
Tazewell & Peoria's "Kickapoo Job" heads towards Kickapoo Yard (named since Kickapoo Creek runs into the Illinois River nearby) with empty flats to serve reloading at Liberty Steel's wir... (more)
Keokuk Junction Railway 2032 leads five units across the Tazewell & Peoria Railroad Illinois River bridge on a turn out of Kolbe station at Mapleton, Illinois.
Steve Smedley photo
The KJRY job to Peoria is rounding the curve into the area known as “Hollis.” Everyone out shooting the train at this time was worried that they would wye the power at Peoria and have the 2003 lea... (more)
Through the tree tunnel near Mapleton, the KJRY F units are just about to complete their last run to Peoria and back.
I&M RS1325 #31, one of two RS1325s built in 1960, still hard at work. Snow is left over from a Halloween storm, more "trick" than "treat".
Erie Heritage leads Norfolk Southern Unit Grain Empties past Festival Grounds in Downtown Peoria with a train bound for Des Moines, Iowa. Existing Light.
Pioneer's RS3M pulls a short train up the Keller branch.