A 4 pack of EMD’s leading a loaded grain train up the grind out of the small town of Sibley, Illinois.
Bloomer 7561 sits at Gibson City on a cold night.
A Bloomer GP10 stands by in Gibson City.
A 4 pack of EMD’s lead a loaded grain train South on the Bloomer Line.
A Bloomer Line veteran by the old depot in Gibson City.
A pair of Bloomer Line engines switch at Sibley.
A former NYC GP9, now working for the Bloomer Line, pulls a cut of cars at the Alliance Grain elevator at Gibson City West.
Bloomer Railroad 7561 + LTEX 1413 + Bloomer 7514 struggle out of Sibley IL with grain loads for Gibson City on 1 October 2008
Bloomer loaded grain train waits to deliver to the NS.
The BLOL shoves on the loads to clear the run-a-round.
The grain loads pause as they prepare to hand-off the train to a waiting NS crew.
Lugging hard on the loads up and around the curve south of Sibley.
Splitting the crossing signals.
Riding the small hills enroute to Gibson City pulling 40 grain loads.