It's a warm and very humid morning in Central Illinois on this Memorial Day. After leaving the house early to drive south towards Mattoon, I came across the train just south of Mattoon and had to ... (more)
After what seemed like turtle speed from Lincoln to Mt. Pulaski, the C788 is finally putting the hammer down through the small Central Illinois town of Latham. In the lead is UP’s Southern Pacific... (more)
CSX power bringing cars from ADM down the CN line while heading back to the CSX Decatur yard.
Coal train with EJE power on the point passing an old B&O switch.
Old Illinois Central power hauling coal empties out of the CN Decatur yard.
Local zips past the elevators in rural Warrensburg.
Classic Illinois Central power pulls coal empties out of the CN Decatur Yard.
CSX moves down an old Illinois Central line with an ADM ethanol train.
Quickly moving through the crossing while pulling a mixed freight out of the yard.
CN 8837 & 2282 brings a mixed freight into rural Macon County at sunset.
IC 3133 & 1034 bring the Peoria Local into rural Macon County.
CSX on the CN run around, passing a local lumber dealer, brings a train load of tankers over to the Archer Daniels Midland yard.
Old IC's bring a local out of Decatur past the Warrensburg elevators.
Grain train heading to Mattoon passing the B&O switch.
Decatur to Mattoon grain train local on a 73 degree day in November.