I&M RS1325 #31, one of two RS1325s built in 1960, still hard at work. Snow is left over from a Halloween storm, more "trick" than "treat".
One of C&IM's RS1325s is seen basking in the sun at the company's yard in Springfield. Tom Golden photo.
One of Illinois and Midland's RS1325 locomotives leads a train of two-bay covered hoppers through farmland near Pawnee, Illinois.
C&IM RS1325 #30 on lease to KJRY with KJRY CF7 #488 (ex-ATSF 2488) and TP&W GP20s in the distance.
With only two of each built, these are a couple of oddballs. Leased C&IM RS1325 #30 works with KJRY HE15 #253 in Keokuk. KJRY 253 is ex-C&NW GP7 4253 and was repowered with a Cummins by C&NW in 19... (more)
C&IM 30 on lease to the Keokuk Junction Ry.
The Illinois Midland Powerton local rolls along 3rd Ave in downtown Pekin after picking up some cars from the Tazwell & Peoria at East Peoria.
Illinois Midland Powerton local heads back home passing the ADM elevator at Creve Coeur.
C&IM freight arriving in Springfield, IL || October 1980
Beneath the glow of the Pillsbury elevator at Springfield, Illinois, Chicago and Illinois Midland EMD RS1325 No. 30 and SW1200 No. 20 rest near the railroad’s shop in the twilight of a March 1984 ... (more)
EMD built only two RS1325 (10/1960). Chicago & Illinois Midland #30 & #31.
The Havana Turn returns heads back to Powerton with 1 car. They will pickup another 4 at Manito from Rickett Grain.
The southbound Havana turn heads through Forest City with 5 cars today.