An eastbound "Iowa" waits for a block from UD tower to run on Metra's Rock Island district.
An Iowa Interstate freight rolls eastbound through New Lenox on it's way to Blue Island on New Years Day 2011.
The CBBI thunders through Atalissa with a nice mix of Iowa Interstate power.
The sign and arrow pointing to "Iowa Scenic Byway" is appropriate today as GEVO 508 passes the frost coated trees.
A pair of GEVO's power through Homestead.
508 leads the CRIC as it heads up the east leg of the Yocum Connection wye on a frost filled morning.
Mother Nature at her finest!
Dense fog blanketed Eastern Iowa overnight creating a thick coating of frost on the landscape. Eventually the fog lifted and the sun came out creating a stunning image against the brilliant blue s... (more)
An Iowa Interstate eastbound passes through Moline.
Just like the good old days, when the IAIS would follow the 10:24 Metra out of Joliet. The power has changed a bit, though.
Westbound coal train headed for Cedar Rapids.
A rare daylight coal train for Cedar Rapids comes off the Government Bridge into downtown Davenport.
Two forms of commerce meet where the IAIS former Rock Island main crosses over Interstate-280. The westbound coal load is headed for Cedar Rapids.
The Peoria-Cedar Rapids coal train comes through the Junction with a warrant good to North Star.