This consist is the result of 2 different KB&S trains combining at Darrow, IL. The front 2 locomotives brought a cut of 30 NS empty's back from Lafayette to deliver to Darrow via the old NKP line,... (more)
KB & S Alco's switch the yard at Iroquois Juncition.
The railroad maintains their shop and office nearby.
KB&S GP38-2 No.701 "Paul" stands at the carriers shop in Iroquois, Il. 701 and the sister units were rebuilt from ex PC/CR GP40s and in my book were Alco killers.
The KB&S ran a train From Iroquois Jct., to Stockland Elevator on the Danville line while busting a few drifts in between. The train ended up making a double run at a stubborn drift behing Wagner'... (more)
The KB&S is seen reversing toward Hooper while using their historic bridge here at the RR's headquarters. The bridge was once operated by the Milwaukee Road's Southeastern in order to cross over t... (more)
The the KB&S brings their train back through a cut made earlier in the day, after a CN clean-out at Kankakee.
From the abandoned tower at Webster, we see the Northbound KB&S crew running light back to Iroquois Jct after their delivery to the Stockland Elevator.
On a terribly frigid Illinois day, a KB&S train is seen busting drifts between Webster and Stockland, IL., on their former Milwaukee Road Southeastern line. These guy's are en-route to Stockland E... (more)
On a terribly frigid Illinois day, two KB&S employees are working on a frozen switch while a third is cleaning packed snow from the front porch of the 702. This train has just arrived at Stockland... (more)
A stiff wind from the south moves smoke from Alco RS11 No. 321 northbound faster than the train itself as a Kankakee, Beaverville and Southern freight crawls along north of Cheneyville, Illinois, ... (more)
A northbound Kankakee, Beaverville and Southern freight departs Cheneyville, Illinois, powered by Alco RS11 Nos. 321 and 318 on the blustery spring day of April 24, 1993.
The KB&S is seen moving east through Oxford, IN, while en-route to West Lafayette, IN. The old Purina elevator is still in service but has not received rail service in quite some time.
The KB&S is seen here pulling 120 grain empty's out of the Wabash River valley at West Lafayette, IN. In the day's of steam the NYC positioned helpers here to keep tonnage moving uphill and out of... (more)
KB&S 704 trails at the rear of a grain train crossing the Kankakee River.
The KB&S heads for home at Iroquois Junction, passing over fields as it approaches St. Anne.