Built in 1931 by ACF this EX-Santa Fe Ce 2 caboose is still in active duty being used as a shoving platform for the Iowa Interstate ballast train.
IAIS 500 leads the westbound BICB at Moscow.
Iowa Interstate's daily Blue Island to Council Bluff's Westbound manifest train is led by class engine #500 as it heads toward Iowa City.
Father's Day 2012 saw IAIS operate 3 excursions from West Liberty to Durant to benefit both town's volunteer fire departments. IAIS 6988 pulls the first excursion east over the Cedar River.
The east train rolls towards a meet its counterpart at North Star Siding at Wilton. Here the train rolls over the Cedar River at Moscow with a 75 car train.
"Moscow on the Cedar" for the Iowa version.
Leading both Amtrak heritage engines, IAIS QJ #6988 races across the bridge over the Moscow River. This was one of the few spots along the route that chasers were able to catch up to the train. ... (more)
IAIS 6988 and 7081 steam across the old Rock Island bridge spanning the Cedar River at Moscow, Iowa on the doubleheaded move to Train Festival.
Leading the all day Iowa City excursion back toward Rock Island, IAIS 6988 glides across a bridge in Moscow. Photo taken with permission.
Leaving a freight train from Iowa City bound for Rock Island, the Iowa Interstate QJ's charge eastbound through Moscow.
Iowa governor Chet Culver' whistle stop tour of eastern Iowa crosses the Cedar River bridge on a beautiful autumn day.
The west bound BICB led by hertiage GEVO 513 heads past a new field of corn in eastern Iowa. The farmer who owns the land must have gotten a good deal on the used rail he's using for fence posts.
Frozen solid. IAIS 513 crosses the frozen Cedar River on a neat bridge, and will meet the BICB in just a couple miles.
After switching out its train and getting more power At Iowa City and now crossing the frozen Cedar River on its way to Davenport and Rock Island.
The CB BU is working it's way to Davenport,IA and Moline,IL and will work the train and power.