southbound IC manifest train approaching Centralia, IL
While on our way to catch a southbound loaded ore train, we heard the local go into emergency just south of our location and were some of the first to show up on scene, here we see some "smart" lo... (more)
The local taxi service decided to find a shortcut with out a crossing and became stuck on the tracks. Luckily no one was injured! We were waiting for this train about a mile away when it happened.... (more)
Illinois Central GP40R #3121 leads 4 SD20s on a southbound past the restored station in Pesotum, Illinois. #3121 began life as IC GP40 #3039 in 1966. The second track in this picture is now gone... (more)
IC 3133 & 1034 bring the Peoria Local into rural Macon County.
Two Illinois Central EMDs haul empty grain hoppers westward on BNSF rails via trackage rights.
Fallen flag IC & GTW power line up for service at the CN engine facility. The units are IC 3129, 9561 & GTW 4903.
Fallen flag IC, still in black paint, waits near the diesel house. It will go out later in the evening on A432.
IC 3102 and IC 9625 rolls north and will be picking up cars at Hazlecrest to bring back into the yard.
Power for the CP G44 rolls back into the yard to retrieve another cut of cars to take back to former CC&P Hawthorne Yard.
An old IC GP40R leads SOO 4424 and WC 3024 on a CN transfer from CP Bensenville Yard back to CN Hawthorne Yard on a cool fall day.
IC 3113 leading an IC freight west of Clinton, IL. #3113 was later rebuilt as LLPX GP38-2 #2260.