Running on ex-CRI&P rails, the homeward-bound leg of the Henry turn passes the Putnam elevator as it travels northward on the Peoria branch toward a connection with the main at Bureau Junction.
Chessie System acquired a number of new GP15s in the early 1980s, and assigned several of them to a captive pool operating on the ex-Rock Island line west of Joliet. Once they arrived, the Henry ... (more)
The return leg of the Henry Turn is northbound on the Peoria line behind a trio of new GP15Ts. At Bureau Jct, the train will enter the mainline and head east.
The Henry Turn pulls interchange traffic from the Iowa Railroad just west of the junction between the Peoria and Quad Cities lines in Bureau, Illinois. In the photo, they are passing an IRRC U30B ... (more)
When CSX took over operation of a section of the former Rock Island between Blue Island and Henry, they used all sorts of geeps, and - once in a Blue Moon - U-boats. After sufficient numbers of GP... (more)
The westbound WM Henry Turn is leaving Westernport, MD on May 3, 1978 and is enroute to the Vepco Power Plant at Mt. Storm, WV with a loaded coal train. Hand-me-down WM GP9 No. 5955 is leading fo... (more)