As sunset approaches, a pair of IC SD70s and a B&LE tunnel motor lead a southbound down the former IC main between Effingham and Centralia.
IC 1003 heads south out of Chebanse, passing some classic Illinois Central codeline. A408 usually works Otto first thing in the morning and blasts down the Mainline of Mid America right at sunrise... (more)
CN A408 splits the Gilman coaling towers with a timeless Illinois Central SD70 duo on point. Seeing IC SD70's fly up and down the old main is a treat that can still be shot.
IC #1025 is moments away from slamming the UP/DREI (ex-C&EI/B&O) diamonds in Tuscola, Illinois with the southbound A408 for Centralia.
Southbound A408 has nearly reached the end of its run as it approaches the former Illinois Central yard in Centralia.
Illinois Central SD70 1021 is right at home on the rails of the former Illinois Central's Mainline of Mid-America. IC 1021 is leading CN train A408 as it pauses in Kinmundy Illinois before continu... (more)
A trio of IC SD70s blast through the small town of Ashkum shortly after sunrise.
A408 is seen arriving Champaign with another southbound right on their tail.
After getting a recrew at Rantoul, A408 continues south for Champaign passing through Thomasboro, IL.
IC 1003 leads A408 down to Effingham as it passes one of the several towering elevators between Kankakee and Champaign on the Main Line of Mid-America.
A pair of IC SD70s leads a southbound out of Effingham in the late afternoon.
A pair of IC SD70s (1007 & 1032) are on the head end of train A408 as they manage to make track speed through Pesotum. The engineer isn't letting off the Nathan P3 horn through the two consecutive... (more)
Rolling on home rails, IC 1002 leads train A408 south into Humboldt, Illinois.
IC 1002 rolls past the Hayes elevator
Illinois Central 1025 Leads the trio of Deathstar SD70 locomotives along with 2 CP SD9043Macs and a UP SD4093mac headed to Mayfield KY to be in the CP ACu program.