After a short day of work for the guys, KBS 701 cruises under the old Milwaukee Road and back into the shops where they will tie it down and enjoy the rest of their Christmas Eve!
New meets old every time the KBS passes through the small town of Beaverville, Illinois. Here we see KBS 701 passing by a gutted ex KBS RS11. Up until around 2003, the KBS operated many Alco's bef... (more)
KBS 701 and company head south through the town of Fowler.
Just over the state line, a trio of KB&S Geeps thunder south into Earl Park with loads from Iroquois Junction.
On a beautiful sunny morning, a trio of Kankakee, Beaverville & Southern's attractive Geeps hammer down as they depart the home base of Iroquois Junction, with loads for Lafayette. Shoving at the ... (more)
KBS GP38-2M's 704 and 703, Larry and Doug respectively, lead the KBS's train to Danville across Daisy Lane, where they will pick up their cars for the day.
KBSR 701 sits south of the elevator lead at Sheldon, waiting to shove back in to pick up 25 loads to take to Tate & Lyle in Lafayette, Indiana.
KBSR GP38-2M 705 waits at the south end of the Darrow elevator with three loaded plastic pellet hoppers, while another crew picks up 47 loaded grain hoppers to attach to the rear of this train.
The KB&S is seen moving east through Oxford, IN, while en-route to West Lafayette, IN. The old Purina elevator is still in service but has not received rail service in quite some time.
Westbound headed through Aroma Park in the early morning hours
Train 82 returning from Menominee, crosses East Madison Street in Eau Claire on their return trip to Altoona Yard.