The Silvis to Peoria manifest departs Silvis Yard while the daily Council Bluffs to Chicago manifest waits to be switched.
An IAIS mixed freight sits tied down outside the yard.
Iowa Interstate's Silvis to Blue Island SIBI, travelling on CSX's New Rock Subdivision as Z026, traverses the line just outside of New Lenox with IAIS 151 leading the way.
Iowa Interstate QJ steam locomotive 6988 leads an excursion past the grain elevator in Altoona, Iowa, being run as a benefit for local fire departments.
IAIS GP38-2 710 leads the Rock Island heritage ES44AC 513 on a Silvis to Peoria manifest.
Following the Nickel Plate steam train is the daily SIBI rolling through New Lenox in its trek to Blue Island while the SD38-2 works hard to help keep the train up to speed.
IAIS SD38-2 152 leads the daily westbound manifest.
IAIS SD38-2 153 leads a short manifest through the connection with the BNSF at Colona..
IAIS SD38-2 153 leads a short manifest from Peoria to Silvis.
The Rock Island heritage unit holds at Rockdale, waiting for a window from Metra.
Iowa 151, 516 and 711 smoke it up as they thunder up Mokena Hill.
Iowa 152 leads CBBI east through downtown Minooka.
Iowa Interstate 152 leads the CBBI past the restored Rock Island depot in Marseilles Illinois.