A long line of engines await their fate at NRE in Silvis, IL. Included are NREX 2707 which started out life as UP 3014 in March of 1966 before being sold off to Southern Pacific, only to come back... (more)
The Silvis switch crew works on putting together the outbound CBBI with a pair of IAIS ES44AC's while a loaded NS haulage grain train from Des Moines to Peoria waits for a crew to take it east wit... (more)
The 2707 sits at the point of one of the long strings of stored lokies sitting on the grounds of the former Rock Island servicing facilities on the NREX property in Silvis.
Iowa Interstate 516 sits on the North RIP track and Iowa Interstate's "new" excursion cars get some attention on the South RIP track at Silvis.
The Illinois Railway Museum sent their former Santa Fe FP45 92 to NRE to be rebuilt to operating condition while other cosmetic restoration will be completed at the museum at a later date. The Io... (more)
The three paint schemes of the IAIS ES44ACs, featuring IAIS 513, IAIS 516, and IAIS 511. Taken at the east end of the Silvis Yard.
Two classic units sit in Iowa Interstate's Silvis Yard. SOO SD60M 6061 is now currently at NRE at Silvis for repaints (7-14-17)
IAIS OCS departs Silvis Yard.
Rebuilt from SOO 6033, CP's new SD60-3 class engine 6300 sits at the west end of NRE ready to be picked up. NRE upgraded the electronics, traction motors, and gave it a new paint job.
Brand new and awaiting delivery, CIC 204 & 203 sit outside IAIS's Silvis car shops.