IAIS 516 and 512 handle the east train through downtown Moline.
IAIS 512 sits on the main with BICB while IAIS 506 brings CBBI into Silvis Yard during the first snow storm of the season. Once stopped in the yard, CBBI's crew will depart Silvis on BICB.
A CSX SD40-2 and SD60M team up on a vehicle train from Blue Island, IL to Portland, OR seen passing the IAIS connection at Colona.
CP's Holiday Train is in the midst of a performance in downtown Davenport across from the former Milwaukee Road freight house. A large crowd is gathered to listen to the band play as well as take... (more)
The IAIS borrowed WSOR theater car "Stone Gardner" to operate a special for the ASLRRA from South Amana to Silvis, passing the former Rock Island depot at Atalissa.
BNSF's "BN Clinton" moves north along the CP with a GP39E disguised in a GP30 carbody leading.
UP's CNW heritage rolls east under BNSF's ATSF heritage cantilever signal bridges at Yost.
The always changing lineup of locomotives at the west end of NRE looks like this, for now.
Sitting derelict in NRE's vast collection of locomotives, what's left of former BNSF (BN) 7829 sits on a pair of shop trucks. There is not much left, just a frame, cab and a few pieces of the lon... (more)
Sitting derelict in NRE's vast collection of locomotives, what's left of former BNSF (BN) 7829 sits on a pair of shop trucks while a former Santa Fe SD45-2 and SD45 sit in similar fashion.
An special train handling a large transformer for Excelon Energy's Byron Nuclear plant passes the abandoned MILW codeline poles at MP 99 west of Leaf River.
The "BN Clinton" passes the rock memorial to armed services in LeClaire with "pinky" leading.
A newer BNSF Tier 4 GE leads a 15-car business train on a deadhead move from the Twin Cities back to home base at Topeka through the Illinois countryside between Rio and Galesburg.
A nice mix of H2 and H1 Dash 9's roll across the countryside outside of Orion on the Northtown to Kansas City freight.
Five BNSF GE's of various ages - and cleanliness - hustle the San Bernadino to Willow Springs Z-train under the Santa Fe cantilever at "GI."