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.
Awaiting a train.
Iowa Interstate's business train ties down at John Deere Commons in Moline. Onboard a meeting is taking place between public and railroad officials concerning proposed Amtrak service between Chica... (more)
A nice trio of ES44ACs pass the restored depot at Wilton.
ES44AC 508 along with 506 and 2 GP38's bring the CBBI into the Iowa City yard.
IAIS Gevo 508 does a little switching in the yard before heading off to Newton.