The most stereotypical farm scene available. The BLOL 7591 leads a loaded NS grain train past a grain bin & grain auger seen from across a farm field. Hello Illinois!
BLOL 7591 leads a LTEX motor w/ half loaded NS grain cars down the scale track in Sibley, IL. This is where they’ll finish their loading before taking the train to home base in Gibson City.
The Bloomer Line passing an old depot in Chatsworth on their Northern branch that they acquired from the IC. The town of Chatsworth features the BLOL & TP&W. They do little interchange here.
BLOL 7591 & a LTEX GP38-2 leading some NS grain loads out of the town of Chatsworth, IL as they head through a small S Curve just South of town.
BLOL 7591 heading South with a cut of loaded grain cars for NS. They loaded these cars half way to capacity in Cullom, IL and they would then stop in the town of Sibley to finish the cars off.
Bloomer 7591 leads a grain train south through the small town of Chatsworth, Illinois
The day is nearing the end for this southbound Bloomer Line train. They had been loading all day at Cullom and are on there way to Sibley to top the cars off. At Cullom, they try to load two full ... (more)
The Bloomer Line GP9 leading a Southbound grain train for NS into the farm town of Charlotte, IL. This rail is pretty brutal as it is only 75lb rail. This train would have to be finished loading i... (more)
BLOL 7591 loads grain at the elevator in Cullom, Illinois.
BLOL 7591 curves into Sibley in notch 8 as the sun starts to set for the day
BLOL 7591 makes it over the big hill and starts its descend down to Sibley
BLOL 7591 leaves Strawn behind as it climbs a hill outside of town
BLOL 7591 moves through the fields of central Illinois with 25 loaded grain cars for Gibson City
BLOL 7591 passes through the Illinois countryside trying to make it to Gibson City in time
BLOL 7591 moves through Chatsworth as it crosses the TP&W's Logansport to Peoria line