Straining hard to keep its train going, Kettle Falls International Railway GP35 #2501 leads an ethanol train south on Metras Rock Island District on its way to Burr Oak Yard
WOW01, a CSX work train, heads east through Mokena, with a former Chessie System caboose at the rear.
On a sunny and cold, winter afternoon, IAIS 705 is in charge as it exits the Metra Yard in Joliet. The Iowa Interstate sure does look good in the snow.
Eastbound ethanol makes its way under I-80 and splits the signals at MP 35.5.
An eastbound, extra Iowa Interstate ethanol train heads east through Joliet, clearing Bridge 407 and the diamonds.
Iowa Interstate is well known for keeping their locomotives clean. 154 is no exception, as it rolls east through New Lenox, with an ethanol train.
Iowa 156 rolls east along Route 30, enroute to Blue Island.
IAIS 155 & 513 (the Rock Island heritage unit) with an absolute block from CP Richards to the EJ&E crossing.
An eastbound, Iowa Interstate CBBI freight is about to pass under the Marley Road overpass in New Lenox, bound for its final destination at Blue Island.
The Chicago Rail Link heads west under the former Rock Island signals at Robbins after switching in Blue Island.
IAIS 157 rolls east through New Lenox, headed for Blue Island.
Metra 410 makes a station stop at Blue Island during the Rock Island Metra rush hour
RIBI continues its eastbound journey to Blue Island, powered by the Rock Island 513 and IAIS 720.