KCS 4006 making a pickup in Roodhouse, IL as they pass by the sitting local power that is staged there in town. After they make their pickup they will continue their trek from St. Louis to Kansas ... (more)
A former Conrail GP38-2 working the interchange with the CN in Kankakee on the former Conrail.
NS 1020 comes to a stop at the East end of the former Conrail yard in Kankakee, IL next to the Conrail G Head. This train is an ethanol train bound for Hennepin down the line. The Kankakee Line is... (more)
A manifest from warm & sunny Waycross, GA heading North through the cold and snowy countryside of Momence, IL. Q648 from Waycross had an unexpected leader with CSXT 8902 being at the front. Most o... (more)
A bridge that once saw NYC passenger & Conrail freights is seen here crossing over the I-57 highway. The KBSR is seen here heading back towards Iroquois with a single tank car in tow.
KBSR 704 dropping off three tank cars for the Canadian National in Kankakee at their interchange. They would take one car from CN and return to their home with the single tank car.
KBSR 701 leading a string of tank cars back towards Iroquois, IL. The KB&S had just done interchange with CN in Kankakee and they are seen here making their way back to their home base.
BLOL 7591 heading South with a cut of loaded grain cars for NS. They loaded these cars half way to capacity in Cullom, IL and they would then stop in the town of Sibley to finish the cars off.
HBR 5009 and another Hudson Bay SD50 leading the IR 105 job back North towards Peru where they would tie up for the day.
NS 5177 & an SD40-2 leading an empty coal train from the Iowa Interstate in Peoria South towards Foosland on the Bloomington District. These EMD’s were working hard as they headed South with thi... (more)
One of four remaining SD38’s on the IAIS roster lead train SIBI into the city of New Lenox on the former Rock Island. You could hear this train plenty before he rounded the bend!
My first train of the year and the new decade was the IAIS SIBI with an awesome winter morning scene! Here is IAIS 516 bringing SIBI up the hill out of Joliet, IL on the former Rock Island. Welcom... (more)
IAIS 516 leading SIBI into Blue Island under the soon to fall Rock Island signals.
NS D49 arriving late in the afternoon into East Peoria, IL with their train for the TZPR.
PREX 2003 & three other ATSF GP20U’s lead the west bound KJRY manifest out of the town of Canton in central Illinois.