The first Amtrak/Iowa Pacific Holdings test train is seen northbound here at Ash Grove, Indiana on the CSX Monon sub.
Taken the 28th of June, 2015
After making a Chicago Superintendent's Special from LaSalle Street to Bureau, Illinois and back, their classy passenger train heads down the Airline for Amtrak's Chicago Terminal.
The Chicago Railroad Superindendants Association (CRSA) ran their annual excursion using Iowa Pacific equipment, shown departing Bureau Junction, Illinois on the return trip to Chicago.
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The Iowa Pacific special passes the nicely restored Rock Island depot in Marseilles.
SLRG 515 and 100 lead the Iowa Pacific special by the Rock Island depot in Depue, closing in on Bureau.
On Metra territory, SLRG 515 and 100 roll through suburban Mokena.
Iowa Pacific's westbound special slowly makes its way through Rockdale.
A pair of Iowa Pacific E-units lead a passenger special west through Joliet.
Iowa Pacific's E8s lead the westbound CRSA special through Depue.
Iowa Pacific's E8s head east past the former Rock Island depot in Bureau with the CRSA special
After yesterday's trip, Iowa Pacific took their train from LaSalle St. Station back to Union Station.
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Iowa Pacific's E8s lead the CRSA special west through Joliet. Pretty cool to see E-units this close to home!
The Chicago Railroad Superintendents Association special approaches Putnam Street in Peru on an excursion from Chicago to Bureau, IL and return.
The Chicago Railroad Superintendents Association special passes under the Rock Island cantilever signal bridges on an excursion from Chicago to Bureau, IL and return.
The Iowa Pacific special is looking good as it rolls out of the city, passing 16th Street Tower.