IMRR 60 heads east at Cruger, IL with 30 empty grain hoppers.
Illinois & Midland Railroad RS1325 31 works the South end of the Powerton Yards in Pekin, prior to heading North to work customers. Sister unit 30 is now on the Chesapeake & Albemarle Railroad. Th... (more)
Illinois & Midland, using a rare combination of SD45 and RS1325 locomotives, hauls a definite "high wide" consisting of transformers to the nearly Powerton generating station.
TPW Cruger turn heading west through Washington with IMRR 8802, the former HESR 8802.
One of Illinois and Midland's RS1325 locomotives leads a train of two-bay covered hoppers through farmland near Pawnee, Illinois.
The Illinois Midland Powerton local rolls along 3rd Ave in downtown Pekin after picking up some cars from the Tazwell & Peoria at East Peoria.
Illinois Midland Powerton local heads back home passing the ADM elevator at Creve Coeur.
One of only two RS1325's built, rolls across Fuelberth Road Southbound out of Powerton.
Steve Smedley photo
One of the two Electro-Motive Division RS1325’s ever produced lies derailed in Pekin, Illinois on Friday, March 28, 2014.
Illinois & Midland Railroad # 30, built in the fall of 1960 for Chicago ... (more)
Two Illinois & Midland Railroad crews work in tandem as they set cars into a rip track and sort others with rare locomotives. I&M 31 is one of two RS1325's ever built, while 60 is one of a pair of... (more)
The Havana Turn returns heads back to Powerton with 1 car. They will pickup another 4 at Manito from Rickett Grain.
The southbound Havana turn heads through Forest City with 5 cars today.
Southbound I&M local crosses Spring Lake Rd just north of Manito.
The Powerton - Havana turn begins its short trip using 1 of the 2 RS1325 ever built by EMD.
I&M 31 North pulls out of the "A" Yard at Shops with a short train headed to Powerton. The 31's orange paint stands in vivid contrast to the gray sky and white snow.