The west train is highballing on the former double track Rock Island, now owned by Metra. The bridge in the background is former Wabash.
A trio of Iowa Interstate's fairly new GP38-2's sit awaiting a recrew before exiting Chicago's far southwest suburbs as a near full moon rises into a cloudless sky.
IAIS 704 leads the trio of rebuilt GP38's through Durant, too bad that yellow tree in the background wasn't on this side.
IAIS 704, 714 and 709 stroll past the grain elevators of Walcott.
IAIS 704 leads 413, 716, and 711 on teh daily East bound road frieght. Its neat to see the old GP10 mixed in with all the new power.
On the day after Christmas 2004, IAIS 704 awaits the next call to duty at Rock Island.