A pair of GP38-2s head west with one car after switching Buzzi Cement off the old IC Gruber line.
IAIS 706 works on dumping more ballast on the new siding in Silvis while the tamper and ballast regulator receive some attention on the old siding.
Here's the new look of the Hawkeye Express. Fans headed to the University of Iowa football games board near IAIS' Vernon siding for the 3.3 mile run to Kinnick Stadium.
The "BN Barstow" heads west through downtown Moline on
The CNW Heritage ACe heads east through the old CNW coal chute at DeKalb.
IAIS 510 squares off with IAIS 502 at Rock Island. The 502 will be added to the rear of CBBI, which is being led by the 510.
The CNW Heritage SD70ACe leads a mixed manifest bound for Eagle Grove, IA through downtown DeKalb.
Pacing alongside the IAIS on US Rte 6 east of Annawan with the empty coal train returning to Peoria.
The UP "Blues Brothers" are still together, back in the PR-CB pool.
The Council Bluffs Switcher pulls ahead to begin switching another cut of cars with two oddballs on the IAIS roster...the only GP16 and only SW1200.
261 is headed for Galesburg to make a brief appearance at RR Days before heading back to Chicago later in the day.
The empty coal train crosses the Mississippi River into Illinois. The swingspan carries the road and railroad over the river's Lock and Dam 15.
The Rock Island Switcher returns to Rock Island after switching Midland Scrap in Moline. The Moline Tractor & Plow building specializes in rebuilding/showcasing antique John Deere equipment.
A loaded coal train heads south on the Fort Scott Sub through Santa Fe Jct.
The local engine lays over for the weekend near the massive grain elevator at Jefferson Jct. The diamond here is in yard limits as the former east/west mainline ends a few miles away in either di... (more)