The early morning light pierces the cab of the veteran Illinois Central SD70 hustling A408 south across Bush Creek in Neoga, Ill.
Nothing says history like the old Illinois Central (now amtrak) station depot in downtown Kankakee. With this, two IC SD70s lead a wayfreight south towards Centralia on a crystal clear afternoon
A408 heading South through Paxton as snow flurries begin to fall.
With a taconite train coming north, IC 1026 crawls along the siding in Paxton with a long train for Centralia in tow.
On a crystal clear afternoon, CNs Chicago to Centralia way freight hustles south through the town of Ashkum. Home rails for these IC SD70s, a scene all too familiar on this line.
A408 from Kirk Yard headed South down the IC mainline with a mixed bag of power.
Nicknamed the “Mainline of Mid-America”, the former IC mainline from Chicago to New Orleans is no stranger to Illinois Central motors still putting in hours long after CNs acquisition. Here in... (more)
A pair of IC SD70s soldier on waiting at the south end of Neoga siding for northbound Amtrak 390, Saluki, and northbound counterpart A407 to pass before continuing to Effingham, IL.
IC SD70 1021 Leads a pair of Deathstars by the Mattoon Storage on a crisp cold day.
Train A408, from Kirk Yard to Centralia, IL, approaches the north end of the siding at Edgewood to meet a northbound grain train.
IC SD70 1033 leading A408 through the village of Humboldt IL under perfect weather.
IC SD70 1033 leading A408 through the village of Pesotum. with a EMDX Demo unit in trail.
The cosgrove local aka the 837 get's ready to head east toward West Quincy.
Ic 1007 heads south out of the yard at Effingham after doing some work.
After waiting for two northbound trains to pass, A408 proceeds south to Effingham, IL.