Powered by CSXT EMD GP15-1 No. 1523 and trundling down the old Rock Island line from Bureau Junction to Peoria, is a short three-car CSX freight train heading southbound at Putnam, Illinois, on a ... (more)
IAIS GP38-2 702 leads a deadhead passenger equipment move North near Putnam.
IAIS 702 leads a passenger special West through Putnam after a day of excursions in Chillicothe.
Recently IAIS’ SD38-2’s have been put back into service and taken out of storage. Here we see 152, 153 and a GEVO duck under the Putnum elevator with PESI in tow on a sunny summer evening.
SIPE notching up as they clear the town of Putnam on the Peoria Sub.
After a long haul up IAIS’s Peoria Sub, the early 2000s consist of newly reactivated SD38-2s, and a GP38, pull to a stop to flag a crossing aside this elevator, in the tiny town of Putnam.
On a scorching hot summer morning, IAIS’s SIPE grain train screams into Putnam, IL with two GPs & a semi-broken GEVO for power.
Iowa Interstate train SIPE roars through the Rumbold & Kuhn elevator at Putnam, IL
IAIS 513 & 707 smoking South bound towards Peoria, IL out of Putnam.
Iowa Interstate's Chinese QJ 2-10-2 6988 storms past the Putnam, IL elevator on a deadhead run to Bureau Junction after running public trips from Chillicothe to Henry all day.
Running on ex-CRI&P rails, the homeward-bound leg of the Henry turn passes the Putnam elevator as it travels northward on the Peoria branch toward a connection with the main at Bureau Junction.
A pair of GP38-2s haul empty sand hoppers to Chillicothe for loading.
On the way to work industries in Henry, a Chessie GP38 and a GP9 - still in C&O blue - top the hill just north of Putnam. Pretty soon new GP15Ts will bump these older units from this job.
A trio of Iowa Interstate EMD's lug a long mixed freight southbound on the Peoria Subdivision through a grain complex in Putnam, Illinois.
IAIS 702 leads two other locomotives south along the IAIS Peoria Sub as they pass through the grain complex in the small town of Putnam.