BLOL 7591 heading South with a cut of loaded grain cars for NS. They loaded these cars half way to capacity in Cullom, IL and they would then stop in the town of Sibley to finish the cars off.
BLOL 7591 is approaching Sibley where they will finish loading cars before continuing to Gibson City
The day is nearing the end for this southbound Bloomer Line train. They had been loading all day at Cullom and are on there way to Sibley to top the cars off. At Cullom, they try to load two full ... (more)
BLOL 7591 curves into Sibley in notch 8 as the sun starts to set for the day
BLOL 7591 & 7561 leading a SB loaded grain train bound for NS in Gibson City. They loaded this section of the train up in Cullom, IL. They are here approaching Sibley where they will finish loadin... (more)
The Bloomer Line bringing a grain train from CN North on their trackage towards various elevators on their line. This train would shortly stop in Sibley to drop off a cut of cars & BLOL 7504.
Approaching Sibley, BLOL 7504 eases down to a crawl. Here at the elevator, the lead unit will be pulled off and used to load cars at the elevator. They are in the process of splitting this empty C... (more)
EMD 567 engines are barking across the Illinois countryside between Gibson City and Sibley as this fully loaded CN grain train pulls south behind a vintage EMD GP9 and GP10.
A 4 pack of EMD’s leading a loaded grain train up the grind out of the small town of Sibley, Illinois.
The class lights are lit and the two Bloomer Line's EMD 567 engines are in the eighth notch as Engineer Jones pulls this loaded grain train bound for the CN. They had just finished loading half th... (more)
A 4 pack of EMD’s lead a loaded grain train South on the Bloomer Line.
BLOL 7504 heading North in the morning light.
A pair of Bloomer Line EMD's pull a train out of the hill in Sibley, Illinois on the former Illinois Central with an all C&NW car grain train.
A pair of BLOL units move light power to hook onto their grain train just outside of Sibley, Illinois.
A pair of Bloomer geeps with a half ass matching lease bomb in the middle lets it rip along Rte 47 with a 50 car train for the NS at Gibson City. The crew will make it to town with just minutes le... (more)