KBSR 702 & 701 in the front of a train from Lafayette as they get ready to pound the diamond with the TP&W in Sheldon. Interesting enough, KBSR 706 & 704 were on the train 3 cars back, with more c... (more)
KBS 704 and 705 bask in the sunlight outside of St. Anne's local baseball field.
On a beautiful Spring morning, the KB&S crosses the Kankakee River in Aroma Park. Originating in Iroquois Junction, the train is only a few miles from interchanging with the CN in Kankakee.
“Webster” is the location where the KB&S and TP&W cross, just to the west of Sheldon. The old 1913 rail, vintage signals, and Milwaukee Road shack still stand, making this place a blast to the pas... (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.
Southbound KBS train to Danville passes Heaton on the former Milwaukee Road trackage.
Southbound KBS train to Danville passes through Tasker Farm just south of Stockland, IL.
Southbound KBS train to Danville passes Wagner Products at Cutmer, IL.
Southbound KBS train to Danville passes by the Tate & Lyle elevator at Darrow.
Southbound KB&S train for Danville crosses the TP&W at Webster.
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)
KBSR 701 leading two other KBSR GP38M-2’s with a cut of tank cars from the Canadian National in Kankakee, IL.