After a short day of work for the guys, KBS 701 cruises under the old Milwaukee Road and back into the shops where they will tie it down and enjoy the rest of their Christmas Eve!
KBS 702 leads a southbound KBS train through Iroquois Junction, just north of Iroquois, Illinois. This is where the old Milwaukee Road line to Danville, Illinois goes over the old New York Central... (more)
KB&S takes the connection to the Danville Line to pick up their train from the Darrow Elevator.
A pair of KBS GP38-2s lead a cut of grain cars into Iroquois, Illinois.
A southbound gondola train departs the KB&S headquaters at Iroquois on the line to Lafayette. Another crew would grab a small cut of cars for Cheneyville and Danville.
Early morning at the small KBS yard in Iroquois.
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.
Cruisin' through the countryside!
Bringing back a train from Kankakee, KBS 705 is in charge today, as it approaches their yard in Iroquois.
The KBS leads a cut of cars south, passing over Route 52.
The sharp colors of the Kankakee, Beaverville & Southern roll through Iroquois, bound for the mainline to Danville.
Hazy Summer morning sun greets the first train to depart this the shops this day.
Blast from the past! The KBS has plenty of classic railroading to offer. In this modern era of railroading, it is getting hard to find trackside props worth photographing, they all look the same... (more)
FRAMED!...by the underside of a covered hopper car, this KBS job switches out some cars for repair.