TZPR 1351 heads light back to East Peoria Yard.
A TZPR Industry job switches the PMP Fermentations plant along the Illinois River. This is former Rock Island territory. It's nice to catch a local job switching an industry on an industrial sid... (more)
Built in 1947, NP 498 was reconfigured in 1955 as the Lewis & Clark Traveller's Rest series, with a 14 seat lunch counter and 30 seat club lounge and served on the North Coast Limited. Today, this... (more)
UP 96 releases billows of white smoke after moving the NP sleeper car "Travelers Rest" out of the heritage center. The car will taken by the Portland & Western down to Albany to be used ... (more)
Looking west from 12th St, it's roughly 7pm on a summer evening as UP's YCB78 job shoves towards the Omaha World Herald dock to pull empties before spotting the loaded newsprint to the dock on Cap... (more)
The Pekin Local slowly makes its way back towards the TZPR yard in Peoria. The train had been working in Pekin most of the afternoon. Here at "Grove West," they are passing under an old ... (more)
Tazewell & Peoria's "Pekin Job" passes some Illinois fall colors as its makes its way to Pekin to serve industries.
UP 1227 sits next to four Southern Pacific rotaries in the Roseville yard.
Light begins to pour into the valley as the sun rises on a chilly fall morning. CLCX 14135 is prepared for the days switching services at Koch Foods (formerly Koch Farms). The gravel pit in the ba... (more)
If buildings could talk, this one would have a few stories considering the railroad history it has seen. Just across the street from it, the Rock Island line turned into the Peoria Terminal (owne... (more)
A Tazewell & Peoria job enters the UP Peoria Sub to deliver potash loads to the Mosaic facility on the Illinois River a couple of miles south.
A former UP SW10, now a RailCon unit was assigned to the car maintenance location at Quinton, Alabama in August 2014, this facility serves Plant Miller train sets.
Rugged Little Beast
A rare jewel make an appearance at the Norfolk Southern Chattanooga Diesel Shop. Sitting solo on the lead is the Chattahoochee Locomotive Company (CLCX) 14135,... (more)
Mittal SW10 1231 leads a bottle train east out of the mill.