Diesel-electric car No. 2509 and its trailer pose at the Bloomington depot in March, 1957, ready to depart for Kansas City via Jacksonville. The train is at the curved platform on the west side of the depot, having crossed the Nickel Plate and Peoria & Eastern tracks on its way down from the engine terminal. The depot's north platform was on the Peoria & Eastern tracks, still used by one passenger train at this time.