A unit tank train climbs out of the Illinois River valley through the small town of Wilbern. The smokestack and adjacent building complex is a former pipeline pumping station. The pipeline followe... (more)
On February 25, 1995, a westbound Santa Fe stack train crosses Crow Creek between La Rose and Wilbern, Illinois, powered by a pair of EMD GP60s bracketing an older GP50.
On a day looking more like early November than late February, an eastbound Santa Fe intermodal had to make an unscheduled stop at Wilbern, IL as SD40-2 5070, former Santa Fe, now an MKM leaser, ha... (more)
ATSF GP60 4033 leads a GP50 and another GP60 westbound near Wilbern, IL with a stack train. Even though we were trolling for Superfleet consists, catching a clean blue and yellow consist of Geeps ... (more)
An eastbound Santa Fe freight crosses a bridge over Crow Creek at Wilbern, Illinois, at 10:45 a.m. on the morning of April 19, 1986. On the point is EMD SD45 No. 5320, with a former Amtrak SDP40F ... (more)
The third section (!) of Santa Fe’s 981 train hustles through Wilbern, Illinois, on June 26, 1993. Sometimes Santa Fe could put on a really great show and run trains like streetcars!
A hot intermodal hightails it through Wilbern, 120 miles west of Chicago.
UP 5508 Is Westbound at 1235 PM
Cruising west towards Chillicothe, a pair of former ATSF locomotives power this baretable train destined for storage.
An NS stack train rolls west in the eveing sun
Four Warbonnets on a piggyback train - who needs green and orange?