The penguin's name is Bugle.
An aerial view of the new Iowa Interstate Dennis Miller Locomotive Maintenance Works at South Amana, Iowa.
QJ 7081 is all dressed and ready for the first excursion of the 2013 season.
Recent heavy rains have brought major flooding to the Iowa River. The CRSA turn moves slowly as water surrounds both sides of the track.
In Iowa Interstate's Council Bluffs engine facility on May 14th, 2013, can be seen ES44AC 504 and GP38-2 712 (ex-LLPX 2319, ex-UP 437, ex-UP 1937, ex-EMDX 794, ex-CR 7994, nee-PC 7994). In the ba... (more)
An Iowa Interstate GP7, GP9, and GP10 are seen rolling past the Metra Robbins, Illinois, station as they traverse the former Rock Island mainline. Tom Golden photo.
In over forty years of railfanning, I've seen a few strange things ... And this is the latest. The rear coupler on Iowa Interstate GP38-2 716 (ex-LLPX 2328, ex-UP 452, ex-UP 1952, ex-EMDX 817, ex... (more)
Iowa 500 leads a late CBBI east through Rockdale.
It's a nice day for outdoor work on May 14th, 2013, as Iowa Interstate GP38-2 717 has a traction motor/wheel set replaced on its rear truck at the shop in Council Bluffs, Iowa. By May 24th, 2013,... (more)
CP grain empties rolling north toward Putnam IL.
In the early morning, a eastbound mixed freight slowly creeps past the former Rock Island Depot into IAIS's Iowa City yard.
Westbound FRA inspection special crosses the Rock river between Colona and Carbon Cliff,IL. heading for Rock Island.