Bloomer 7549 loading a grain train for the NS in Cullom Illinois
Bloomer Line Veteran leads corn train
At 64 years old, Bloomer Line 7549 South blasts past old code line alongside the former Wabash mainline that once hosted the streamliner "Blue Bird&quo... (more)
Bloomer's high hood GP10 leads a cut of cars to the elevator for loading.
Bloomer GP10 7549 rests for the night in Gibson City.
Bloomer's high hood takes the day off as it basks in the sun outside the engine house.
Bloomer Line GP10 7549, still with its high hood and long hood forward setup, sits at the Alliance Grain complex west of town with leased LTEX SW1200RS 1206, in a unique purple and yellow paint sc... (more)
The Alliance Grain Corp was busy on this Friday in Gibson City loading a grain train for the NS. The lone high hood is seen shuffling a cut of cars together as their 12-Ton Plymouth loads the last... (more)
Bloomer Line 7549 brings a cut of ethanol cars out to the NS interchange.
Torpedo Geep 7549 shows off its classic profile as it drags a cut of dried distiller's grains and ethanol out to the Norfolk Southern interchange tracks on the west side of Gibson City. This unit... (more)
A Bloomer Line GP7 begins to shove a cut of former CNW hopper cars back into the plant after being loaded with corn at one of the huge grain mills in Gibson City Illinois.
GP10 7549, the Bloomer Line's high hood unit, is dwarfed by the local grain elevator in Gibson City.
The Bloomer's high nose GP10 sits at a grain elevator in Gibson City.
The only Bloomer high-hood waits for its next assignment at an elevator on the west side of town.
Waiting for its next call to duty.