Two trains about 3 minutes apart.....KBS' Lafayette turn is about 1/4th of a mile from the end of his day....
Shortline heaven....the Toledo Peoria and Western crosses KBS' main to Lafayette at Sheldon....
The cliche small town....grain elevators....dirt roads....and jointed rail.....
At one time the KBS was an all Alco railroad but nowadays they rely one rebuilt CNW GP40s.....a train from Lafayette has just finished making his setout at Oxford, IN as he continues towards Iriqo... (more)
KBS 704 arrives at Iroquois Jct. with about 35 cars left of its original 112 cars from Lafayette.
It's early 2003 and time is running out for this KB & S Alco. Does it look like its smiling???
Former KB&S 321 sits along an old KB&S main awaiting the next rush of grain at the Darrow Co-op.
With the sun behind me and storm clouds in front of me, I caught this KBS train headed north.
KB&S 703 departs south for Lafayette, IN.
Not belonging to KBS, but to the co-op, this RS11 has found a reason for living.
Danville job crossing the North Fork of the Vermillion River.
Lafayette job crossing Iroquois River. "Welcome To Bunkum" as the nearby sign says.
Lafayette job with fall colors!
Lafayette Job departs on ex-NYC rail while the Danville job finishes assembling its train on ex-MILW trackage in the background.
The Indiana Historical Society's "History Train," on 1946 KBS line. Was not pulled on this trip by the matching Indiana Railroad EMD GP38AC.