On a foggy morning, the silence is broken in the small town of Sheldon as a southbound KB&S grain train makes way to Lafayette, IN.
The New York Central was one of America's largest operating railroads in the United States northeast throughout the 1950s and 1960s. Headquartered in, you guessed it, New York City, the railroad w... (more)
KBS 702 leads a southbound KBS train through the heart of downtown Sheldon, Illinois. The heritage of the line is really showing as the 702 passes the NYC G Head and old code line. The small town ... (more)
KBS 702 blasts out of Earl Park, Indiana in notch 8 as it moves on the way to Lafayette, Indiana. Earl Park, Indiana, a town of over 300 people, is home to the Benton County Wind Farm, the first l... (more)
KBS 702 heads south out of Montmorenci, Indiana, passing a grain elevator just south of town. In a few miles they'll be approaching Lafayette and interchanging with NS.
Play Ball! KBS 702 leads its Lafayette bound train past the Otterbein, Indiana baseball park. It's safe to say I would've had a tough time playing little league ball here!
KBS 702 takes the bend through town on the way out of Templeton, Indiana. Templeton, founded in 1873, was home to two railroads, the Big 4 (NYC) and Lafayette, Muncie and Bloomington (NKP).
KBS 702 leads a southbound KBS train through Iroquois Junction, just north of Iroquois, Illinois. This is where the old Milwaukee Road line to Danville, Illinois goes over the old New York Central... (more)
Moving west to pick up a cut of cars at Stockland.
KB&S takes the curve at Sheldon to go southeast towards Lafayette. Hard to believe that the James Whitcomb Riley once went high speed through here.
KB&S takes the connection to the Danville Line to pick up their train from the Darrow Elevator.