IAIS 6988 passes through Brooklyn,IA. and more bins of "IOWA GOLD." The 6988 is making track speed as its still early enough where the temps are still below the 90's.
QJ 6988 is making track speed as it rounds a curve west of Brooklyn, Iowa.
The westbound BICB with GEVO 502 running long hood forward along with a "colorful" gon trailing passes QJ 6988 on the west end of the siding. Its a rather common practice for the IAIS to run long ... (more)
QJ 6988 blows off a little steam as it waits on the siding for a meet with the westbound.
The eastbound BNSF detouring coal train holds the main while the westbound CBBI (the longer train) pulls towards the west end of the Brooklyn siding.
The new passes the old. GEVO 510 slows to pick up GP38-2 719 which is parked on the siding at Brooklyn.
Rock Island heritage GEVO 513 has knuckled onto GP38-2 719 spotted on the siding and now, the conductor hooks up the chains and drops the steps getting ready to move.
The crew of the BICB comes to a stop to uncouple their train and make a pickup of GP38-2 719 parked on the siding at Brooklyn.