A TZPR "Industry Job" takes empty flats for Komatsu and tank cars for Solazyme past the Peoria Riverfront Museum. The farmer in Seward Johnson's "American Gothic" statue (far right) seems to be t... (more)
A Tazewell & Peoria crew switches the PMP Fermentations plant on the Peoria riverfront.
Tazewell & Peoria's "Kickapoo Job" heads towards Kickapoo Yard (named since Kickapoo Creek runs into the Illinois River nearby) with empty flats to serve reloading at Liberty Steel's wir... (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.
A Tazewell & Peoria crew uses a leased GP15 to switch cars at the north entrance to the yard.
A TZPR yard job makes a switching move as the NS empty Cedar Rapids coal train (NS 403, crew is for train D49) prepares to depart.
This TZPR job is pulling five Komatsu mining truck chassis from the plant on its way back to the yard. Of historical interest are the tracks in the foreground which are slowly disappearing into t... (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)
Ice on the Illinois River begins to break-up as TZPR's Pekin Job trundles by on its way to serve an industrial park and yard.
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 TZPR transfer run with Iowa Interstate interchange passes under the I-74 "Murray Baker" bridge, which has been severed under a major road reconstruction. Construction workers work on ... (more)
A loaded coal train bound for the IAIS has just departed the TZPR's Creve Couer Yard in Peoria. This job is crossing a very high Illinois River near Bridge Jct back in 2008. With the river high 3-... (more)
A Tazewell & Peoria industry job passes the Peoria Riverfront Museum with empty flats bound for the Komatsu off-highway truck factory.
TZPR's Kickapoo Job trundles by on its way to serve steel scrap businesses and a steel and wire mill.