NS 1022 heads west at Downey leading the CBBI.
The CBBI heads east through Downey, Iowa.
Steam for show is great but there's nothing like the real deal. Poor 'ol #7081, usually follows QJ #6988's lead but on the return trip to Newtow, IA the engine, still in it's Chinese livery, high... (more)
Despite the lack of smoke, IAIS 6988 and 7081 are really working hard as they rattle the metal buildings at tiny Downey, Iowa on their way to Train Festival.
The Iowa City excursion, led by Chinese QJ number 6988, is seen just west of the small burg of Downey. Only a couple of seconds after shooting this picture, the people shooting from this bridge go... (more)
The engineer onboard 513 hangs out the window looking ahead at his conductor who is getting ready to throw the switch in prep to pick up the power on the siding.
513 leads the eastbound CBBI-02 through the quiet rural community of Downey.
The Iowa Interstate "East Train" blasting thru Downey.
Heritage GEVO 513 leads the daily eastbound through Downey, Iowa on the last day of summer.
A short Blue Island train hurries through Downey behind Rock Island heritage unit #513.
All three long hood forward! Probably a rare sight to see all three units running long hood forward. GP38-2 707 is leading the CBBI through Downey, Iowa.
The "East Train" is heading thru the small town of Downey on the way to Chicago.Sadly the recently turned #513 trails this train today.
GEVO's 503 and Rock Island heritage unit 513 pass the old Supersweet Elevator in Downey, Iowa
A pair of IAIS GEVO's lead the Iowa City to Rock Island turn past the grain elevator in Downey, Iowa.