A late Blue Island, IL, to Council Bluffs, IA, west train, rolls towards Newton with 6800 feet of train. they have work at Marengo and Kellogg en route. Here they pass Homestead which is located 2... (more)
The Iowa Interstate has a job that goes to work at 5:00 during the week and works between Des Moines and Council Bluffs doing whatever is needed that week. Most times they are based in Atlantic, I... (more)
IAIS swings out across BNSF building an interchange train.
Two Iowa Interstate engines play host to a pair of "in transit" Nebraska Central SD40's waiting to hitch a ride on to Council Bluffs.
Iowa Interstate GP7 325 sits in Council Bluffs. Note: This photo was taken on railroad property with permission.
Engineer Danny Bass is at the controls of 506 as he pulls off track one after picking up a cut of hoppers.
513, the sole power in charge of the CBBI has finished sitting out a cut of hoppers at the new yard at South Amana.
Iowa Interstate CBBI heads for Blue Island, rolling east around the curve at New Lenox.
Not a GEVO in sight, EMD's rule the Iowa City yard on this morning.
A look inside the cab of 720 at night, dirty windows and all!
IAIS 513 leads the eastbound through the bridges of Davenport and will soon be crossing the Government Bridge into Illinois.
721 and slug 651 idle away during a Sunday afternoon snow.
The old passes the new. SD38-2 154 leads the westbound daily train into the yard, long hood forward.
There's an interesting unit on the Interstate local this date. Built for PRSL, this unit came by way of the defunct North Louisiana & Gulf and has a built out windshield area on the cab.