A CBBI switches Rock Island yard at dusk.
The beautiful ex-Rock Island station in Rock Island, IL, now serves as a venue for special occasions, such as wedding receptions, banquets and so forth.
Iowa Interstate 705 and a sister switch the yard as dusk and snow fall on Rock Island.
An IC&E local rolls onto the Crescent Bridge on its way back to Nahant Yard in Davenport.
The engineer of a CBBI climbs back into the cab of his lead locomotive after checking something at the rear of the unit.
A CBBI switches the yard as a yard crew looks on.
The engineer of IAIS 157 handles his locomotives with care as they negotiate switches at the east end of Rock Island Yard.
The casino in downtown Rock Island (one of 9 in the state) looms in the background as Iowa Interstate 2-10-2 7081 arrives back in town from Walcott, Iowa, with an excursion for Midwest flood relie... (more)
IAIS 157 East crosses the Mississippi River via the Government Bridge from Davenport, Iowa to Rock Island, Illinois; trains on top, autos on the bottom.
The conductor and brakeman on IAIS 157 East ride the front of the trailing locomotive as it heads into the yard for a pick-up.
As 157 East's engineer prepares to back up in a switch move, a prominent sign showing IAIS's injury record stands at the entrance to the yard.
IAIS Rock Island Yd job drills a cut of cars on their mini hump at the east end.
The Barstow job approaches what used to be called Terminal Junction on the west end of the IAIS Yd.