We're stopped on a Hi-Rail inspection trip westbound at Muscatine,IA. on our way to Kansas City,MO.. This is old CRI&P property from West Davenport to Washington,IA..
The conductor on an eastbound Rock Island freight grabs orders from the operator at Culver Tower in Muscatine where the MILW mainline from Kansas City joined the RI mainline to Davenport.
An eastbound Rock Island freight grabs orders from the operator at Culver Tower in Muscatine where the MILW mainline from Kansas City joined the RI mainline to Davenport.
A Nahant,IA - Kansas City,MO manifest on the north end of Muscatine.
A trio of ICE SD40-2's heads into Muscatine with a train for Kansas City.
ICE SD40-2 #6408 leads a Davenport,IA - Kansas City,MO manifest along the Mississippi River.
The 576 train passes the foundation of Culver Tower where the MILW mainline diverged from the Rock Island. NREX 7223 is on the Rock Island main.
Muscatine was one of the busiest stations on the Rock Island. It was common to bill out over 120 cars a day during this time. It was a joint agency with the Milwaukee Road who had trackage right... (more)
An IMRL 233 train strolls down the Mississippi at Muscatine.
The Riverway 2006 excursion heads north back to the Quad Cities, passing the ICE's Muscatine switcher.
A grain train bound for the KCS in Kansas City heads through the North Siding Switch at Heinz, just north of Muscatine.
Southbound Rock Island train lead by UP GP30 #706 and SD24B # 416b.
Chow Mein Choo Choo skirts the Mississippi as it nears downtown Muscatine.