Canadian National's Budd RDC track geometry car traverses Tazewell & Peoria trackage through downtown Peoria on its way to the yard. The car came in on the Iowa Interstate and will reconnect with... (more)
BNSF's twice weekly Galesburg to Peoria train is nearing its destination while Union Pacific's counterpart (UP PECL) is putting together its train in the background.
Iowa Interstate power waits as Union Pacific's Peoria local "01" job passes into the interlocking plant at Wesley. The "01" job will then back into the TZPR yard while the Iow... (more)
A Tazewell & Peoria crew switches the PMP Fermentations plant on the Peoria riverfront.
Tazewell & Peoria's "Kickapoo Job" heads towards Kickapoo Yard (named since Kickapoo Creek runs into the Illinois River nearby) with empty flats to serve reloading at Liberty Steel's wir... (more)
TP&W's Galesburg Job blasts through Edwards with Cat track-type tractors in tow.
TP&W's East Peoria to Galesburg train is pulling onto the BNSF Mendota mainline off the Peoria wye. The train will then back into the BNSF yard. Notice the Caterpillar and Komatsu loads up front... (more)
NS D49 blasts under the TP&W at Farmdale on its return trip to Good Yard in Normal, Illinois.
The TP&W EPX1 crew brings a transfer to the Tazewell & Peoria through a winter wonderland.
I kind of like the varied paint fading on this weathered 70MAC. This locomotive was the DPU all the way from Wyoming. Once BNSF delivered the train to Peoria, a TP&W crew jumped on the trailing ... (more)
A TP&W empty grain train from the ADM ethanol plant approaches the yard limit in East Peoria behind an unusual lease unit for this railroad.
This restored GP7 is looking good in Rock Island red and yellow at the museum in Eldon, Iowa.
I imagine when I shot this photo, I was thrilled with the SD60F on the point, but in reviewing this slide 18 years later, I kind of like that open top auto rack. Provia 100 slide film.
Glad the train got here, because in another couple of minutes, I am out of light.
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".