Its a shame the middle unit can't fade fast enough to match the other two, lessor or not.
Delivered as NYC GP9 6002 in 1956.
The Bloomer's road train gets off the ex-IC branch and onto the ex-Wabash mainline for the run to Gibson City.
The beans are doing good, and glad its not Corn as there no shot with corn.
The Bloomer Line makes a rare early morning south bound run along former Wabash trackage as three Geeps struggle with 58 loads of grain, south of Sibley, Illinois. The train is bound for interchan... (more)
A former CR GP10 is seen here loading a cut of grain cars at Charlotte, IL. Sister units 7504 and 7591 will later meet up and head back to Gibson City.
A Bloomer Line train with former Conrail GP10 #7561 on the point, slowly loads a train of soybeans at the Alliance Grain Company Colfax Elevator, in Colfax, Illinois.
When the last car is loaded,... (more)
The snow is really coming down as a Bloomer geep 10 spots a cut of grain cars at a local elevator to be loaded.
Bloomer's CB&Q paint scheme stands out quite nicely in this snowstorm.