The Bloomer Line bringing a grain train from CN North on their trackage towards various elevators on their line. This train would shortly stop in Sibley to drop off a cut of cars & BLOL 7504.
Approaching Sibley, BLOL 7504 eases down to a crawl. Here at the elevator, the lead unit will be pulled off and used to load cars at the elevator. They are in the process of splitting this empty C... (more)
EMD 567 engines are barking across the Illinois countryside between Gibson City and Sibley as this fully loaded CN grain train pulls south behind a vintage EMD GP9 and GP10.
A 4 pack of EMD’s leading a loaded grain train up the grind out of the small town of Sibley, Illinois.
The class lights are lit and the two Bloomer Line's EMD 567 engines are in the eighth notch as Engineer Jones pulls this loaded grain train bound for the CN. They had just finished loading half th... (more)
A 4 pack of EMD’s lead a loaded grain train South on the Bloomer Line.
BLOL 7504 heading North in the morning light.
A pair of Bloomer Line EMD's pull a train out of the hill in Sibley, Illinois on the former Illinois Central with an all C&NW car grain train.
A pair of BLOL units move light power to hook onto their grain train just outside of Sibley, Illinois.
A pair of Bloomer geeps with a half ass matching lease bomb in the middle lets it rip along Rte 47 with a 50 car train for the NS at Gibson City. The crew will make it to town with just minutes le... (more)
A pair of Bloomer Line engines switch at Sibley.
LTEX 3801 leads a Bloomer grain train south through the small town of Sibley.
A grain train rolls through Sibley with a trio of EMD's leading the train to Gibson City.
A pair of Bloomer Line geeps leading a 45 car grain train South to Gibson City Illinois.
Bloomer Shippers Line engineer Paul Jones heads North with 25 empty cars to be loaded at the end of the in service portion of the railroad at Cullom, Illinois as an early morning sun begins to bur... (more)