I&M RS1325 #31, one of two RS1325s built in 1960, still hard at work. Snow is left over from a Halloween storm, more "trick" than "treat".
The Illinois Midland Powerton local rolls along 3rd Ave in downtown Pekin after picking up some cars from the Tazwell & Peoria at East Peoria.
Illinois Midland Powerton local heads back home passing the ADM elevator at Creve Coeur.
I&M 31 North pulls out of the "A" Yard at Shops with a short train headed to Powerton. The 31's orange paint stands in vivid contrast to the gray sky and white snow.
The 31 enjoys a last few minutes of slumber before its next call to duty for the 08:00 Shops Roadswitcher.
Study in EMD Styling: The 31 and 60 sit side-by-side at Shops Yard. Although the RS1325 is quite diminutive compared to the SD18, the cabs and noses of the two locomotives are virtually id... (more)
The 31 emerges from one of the car shop buildings after spotting the RIP (repair in place) track. This is about as close as you're going to get to a "tunnel" shot in Central Illinois.
One of the two RS1325 locomotives on the Illinois and Midland.
I&M 31 poses with UP 5915 at Powerton, IL. Note-I&M 31 is one of the only 2 RS1325's built by EMD, the other RS1325 #30 also lives on the I&M Railroad.