The 2nd KB&S train of the day bound for Lafayette Indiana is southbound from St. Anne ILL with 25 grain loads.It will stop here at Donovan to pull more loads.Another stop at Iroquois and then a tu... (more)
The first of two KB&S trains for Lafayette Indiana is passing under the KB&S former Milwaukee Road Main.This location is also home to the shops and headquarters are located.
4 of the KB&S's handsome geep are picking up 7 grain loads here at the small town of Iroqouis.After the work here they will head non-stop to Lafeyette Indiana o hand off over 50 loads to CSX.
This old beast was built in 1956 for the Norfolk and Western.It worked quite a few years for the KB&S hauling grain.It now works the Tate & Lyle Elevator here at Darrow.A guy here told me that it ... (more)
4 of the KBS's attractive Geep rebuilds lead 50 grain loads south past the headquarters and shops at Iroqois Junction.This train is running to Lafayette Indiana, the 2nd KB&S train of the day to L... (more)
KB&S 705 slows to pick up two cuts from the ADM silos at Swanington.
KB&S 705, now with loads in hand, power about 40 of them up the hill through Earl Park.
701 awakens the small town of Sheldon with it's Leslie RS3L.
After coupling all six units together, 701 leads the ferry move south on the old NYC main.
703/701/702/704 are headed west returning from Lafayette, IN.
KBS 703 + 701 lead grain empties south at Iroquois IL on 1 October 2008
At the enginehouse, 315, 318, and 321 await their turn for duty. It won't be today, unfortunately for me.
At St Anne, there is no run-around siding, just a facing point switch. So how do you switch this elevator? On the KBS, they split the power. 308 pulls loads out of the siding to start.
Westbound headed through Aroma Park in the early morning hours
The Lafayette turn cut of his train and now the Danville crew is tying on to the Lafayette turn's cut and will shove the combined cut past the crossing and call it a day.....such a neat little ope... (more)