GM&O's commuter run from Chicago to Joliet was known as the Plug, and was a fixture at Joliet in the early evening for many years.
GM&O GP35 601 rests at Champaign on a late summer day.
GM&O's F-unit fleet hung on relatively intact for several years after the ICG merger. Here rare F7A 811B, one of only 2 on the railroad, waits with F3's for another call south.
A drive along the old GM&O main near Springfield yielded this meet with no less than 8 F-units on the point of the north and south long locals.
Even back in late 1977 any EMD F3 was a catch. This tired veteran waits out the Thanksgiving holiday.
Least we not forget the fallen flags!!!
Up from a local quarry, the "ballast" train was making a regular delivery to the Rock Island.
GM&O 55 heading over to the Rock Island for the late afternoon interchange.
Working for Amtrak, GM&O 103A sports a dented nose.
NB tonnage behind a quartet of tired F3s heads for Chicago via the old Alton Route. Kodachrome II, Yashica TL
Two GM&O "redbirds" lead this Paducah bound freight on a fine spring afternoon.