Galesburg, Illinois is one of the Midwest’s busiest railroad towns, with lines radiating out in seven directions. In this program, you’ll pay a visit to this important rail hub, and sample the action on each of the lines, as well as the depot area downtown and the junction at Cameron. Today’s BNSF Railway runs a tremendous amount of trains through here on both the old Santa Fe and Burlington lines. Galesburg is also a busy Amtrak location, and you’ll see all of the Amtrak trains that serve it. If you like modern railroading, then this is the program for you!
Sample the action on all 7 lines coming into Galesburg! See Amtrak and freights in the downtown depot area. Get an overview of the yard and see how the Burlington and the Santa Fe are now connected at Cameron. This is one busy railroad hot spot! Chapter Menu provides instant access to program segments.