Somewhat overshadowed by the pair of F-units, the other power used by the Keokuk Western is still very interesting as seen by this trio of GP20's shoving a long cut of cars through La Hapre
Keokuk Junction Railway's West bound unit pipe train rolls along at 10mph west of Elvaston, Illinois on the return trip to Keokuk, Iowa, on Wednesday evening, August 26, 2015.
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Keokuk Junction Railway's West bound unit pipe train rolls down a grade in the LaMoine River valley on its return trip to Keokuk, Iowa, on Wednesday evening, August 26, 2015.
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Keokuk Junction Railway's road train between Keokuk, Iowa and LaHarpe, Illinois is on the return leg to Iowa with a loaded pipe train, shown at Elvaston, Illinois on Wednesday evening, August 26, ... (more)
The rolling museum that is the Keokuk Junction Railway has the Keokuk, Iowa based crew throttling up at Blandinsville, Illinois with twin GP20's bracketing a rare former Illinois Central Railroad ... (more)
The Keokuk Job rolls along at 20 mph with 36 cars and 3 GP20's. The job is eastbound this morning enroute to Good Hope to meet and turn with its counterpart. Train is south of La Harpe about 4 mil... (more)
The local out of Keokuk rolls east towards Good Hope, IL, to meet the westbound local out of Mapleton, IL. Today the F-units on the Peoria side have to go to the shop at La Harpe for 92 day inspec... (more)
Giving a good pull the turbos get spooled up they need some fast track to get the carbon out.
2040 being worked on while Peoria & Western 2017 sits on the main next to her.
Peoria & Western Railway's Canton Turn gets underway with three GP20R's as it heads west after working the Kolbe station at Mapleton, Illinois. This is on the former west end of the Toledo, Peoria... (more)