A rather colorful lashup leads GALGAL into Rio, IL
A former Santa Fe SD40-2 breaks free from yard duty and stretches it's legs on the Barstow to Galesburg local.
A newer BNSF Tier 4 GE leads a 15-car business train on a deadhead move from the Twin Cities back to home base at Topeka through the Illinois countryside between Rio and Galesburg.
A CP grain run-thru heads north on the Barstow Sub.
#6196 leads a GALSUP around the curve at Rio, enroute to a meet with an eastbound at the siding in Alpha.
MILW 261 on the move to the Quad Cities via the BNSF from Chicago. That meant running the Mendota sub from Aurora to Galesburg, a quick wye move, and now the 261 races up the Barstow sub in the n... (more)
BN #1 has an excursion train in tow during Galesburg RR days, seen here passing the cemetary at Rio headed back to Galesburg.
MILW 261 and train are on the Chicago Union Station to Rock Island, IL leg of the Grand Excursion 2004.
A 50-car unit John Deere combine train is headed for Galesburg for a crew change before heading to McCook for interchange to the NS. NS will take it to Baltimore for export.
This WC SD45 is paying back HPH to the CSX, but found its way with a couple other CSX units on a run-through manifest off the BNSF.