Pioneer's RS3M pulls a short train up the Keller branch.
After a two year absence from this city-owned, ex-Rock Island rail line, it appears that the Pioneer Industrial Railway is headed back to the embattled Kellar Branch by STB decision.
Tough ole' work horse sitting quiet outside the shop.
An old Alco RS3 sits near the Peoria and Western shops as a pair of geep 20s gets ready to pick up some cars to bring to Peoria.
Well, as Don Kalkman said yesterday, the "rolling museum" got better, now we add the ALCO RS3 & a third GP20 with the F-Units.
Peoria & Western Railway locomotive engineer Doug Henry posed on the steps of former Pioneer Industrial Railway 102, alongside the company's new repair in place shop building in Mapleton, Illinois... (more)