After picking up a grain train in St. Anne, a pair of KBS GP38-2's head east through the small town of Beaverville.
A pair of KBS GP38-2s lead a cut of grain cars into Iroquois, Illinois.
KBS 701 south is seen on the approach the small interchange / storage yard at the north end of Danville. This was the best fall foliage I could come up with on a very bland, straight and seldom us... (more)
A short 5 car KB&S hopper train heads south by the elevator at Heaton, IL. Does anyone happen to know what business they have south of Cheneyville other than storage cars?
Shortly after crossing the TP&W, KBS 701 & 702 roll across the harvested fields and small wind farm outside Sheldon, IL on the Danville Branch.
A southbound gondola train departs the KB&S headquaters at Iroquois on the line to Lafayette. Another crew would grab a small cut of cars for Cheneyville and Danville.
Former TP&W RS11 #340 was gutted, converted to a plow and stashed away next to the elevator at Beaverville. Not really sure if the thing has ever turned a wheel, but it stands as a reminder of wh... (more)
KBSR 701 sits south of the elevator lead at Sheldon, waiting to shove back in to pick up 25 loads to take to Tate & Lyle in Lafayette, Indiana.
Happy Halloween The ghoulish conductor is seen protecting the crossing as his ghost train approaches from the north.
Happy Halloween Ghouls are seen hanging around the diamond of the KB&S and the TP&W as a KB&S train approaches from the north.
Early morning at the small KBS yard in Iroquois.
KBSR GP38-2M 705 waits at the south end of the Darrow elevator with three loaded plastic pellet hoppers, while another crew picks up 47 loaded grain hoppers to attach to the rear of this train.
Enroute to Iroquois Junction, the KB&S heads south through the countryside. Along for the ride are two former Erie Mining F9(A)'s, bound for the Vermilion Valley Railroad in Olin, IN.
With F Units in consist, KB&S engineer Dale looks back to see how his train is doing as they shove back into the interchange with the U.P to retrieve some cars. The F's came off the CN at Kankake... (more)
KBS 706 leads the way, rolling down the jointed rail in Beaverville.