Keokuk Junction's train to Peoria has left it's inbound in the yard and is backing into it's outbound train at Wesley Road. I did not realize it at the time, but the days of getting the F-unit A-... (more)
Keokuk Junction Railway 2032 leads five units across the Tazewell & Peoria Railroad Illinois River bridge on a turn out of Kolbe station at Mapleton, Illinois.
Steve Smedley photo
Keokuk Junction Railway may have stored the A-B-A set of Funits, now for sale, but former Santa Fe GP20's still make for a worthy chase. On Monday, engineer Jeff DuCharme rolls out of the Spoon Ri... (more)
Through the tree tunnel near Mapleton, the KJRY F units are just about to complete their last run to Peoria and back.
PREX 2003 & three other ATSF GP20U’s lead the west bound KJRY manifest out of the town of Canton in central Illinois.
A four pack of former ATSF GP20U‘s lead the West bound KJRY manifest towards Cuba, IL as they pass the sign for the Wee-Ma-Tuck Country Club. This train originated in Mapleton.
Keokuk Junction's famous A-B-A set of FP9's sit stored at the shop in La Harpe. With the sale of parent company Pioneer Railcorp to a new investor, all of the oddball locomotives have been stored ... (more)
Various first and second generation EMD's await an uncertain fate at Keokuk Junction's shop facility. A new investment group in charge of the railroad has sidelined the famous matching set of A-B-... (more)
A KJRY westbound crosses over IL Highway 9. This is the last train for the F Units before retirement.
The last westbound assigned to the KJRY F Units rolls through the woods near Marietta.
Rural railfanning at its finest!
With over 180 years of service combined under the belts of these three classic locomotives, the KJRY's La Harpe-Keokuk road freight continues its westbound journey as it slowly makes its way throu... (more)