With the old coaling tower providing a nice backdrop, M371 awaits a favorable signal to head south through Gilman.
A CN southbound is holding north of Gilman.
Basking in the humid July sun where temperatures have already exceeded 80 degrees at 8:00 AM, a pair of Canadian National locomotives wait for their next assignment in the small industrial yard in... (more)
Freshly painted CLCX S-2M 9698 sits at Cargill's elevator in Gilman, having been delivered shortly earlier on a new lease to the elevator. It's nice to see an Alco getting a new lease on life, esp... (more)
RCP&E SD40-2 #6456 shoves a small string of tank cars into CN's Gilman Yard.
The engineer goes over his track warrants with dispatch as he prepares for his depart from West Gilman. The consist includes 2 G&W GP50's and an ISRR GP40. The new TPW looks to be fairly busy thes... (more)
Reading the Illinois Central E unit was to lead the 2013 CN Holiday train I thought I should get out to see this train never knowing how long the 101 would remain. I spent the full day from Gilma... (more)
My friend and I had just joked about actually catching TP&W switching out at Gilman as we pulled into downtown. As we turned down 2nd street, joke became reality. TP&W 5015 is an ex-Frisco unit se... (more)
Ex-Santa Fe Alco S4 built in 1952, now working for Cargill Inc at Gilman, IL sits alone waiting for CN to deliver the next train of mtys.
A southbound Illinois Central coal train passes concrete monuments to another era as it rumbles by the long-abandoned coaling towers at Gilman, Illinois, on May 5, 1990.
CN-IC Santa Train is pulled up to the depot on the Gilman Sub side for the evening's festivities.
CN-IC Santa Train clatters across the TP&W passing the depot headed north during a snowfall.
Annual "Santa Train" is greeted by 7 degrees at sunrise....
Early morning yard job, the crew on the yard job goes about their duty's. After they have built their train they will head so to Champaign, IL. IC 1038 awaits permission to enter the A plant in G... (more)
CN 8926 leads a SB manifest through Gilman. Still neat to see the old coal towers still standing in the background.