A Grenada Railway Polar Express excursion cuts through the cold December rain on a trip to the "North Pole" located in nearby Pope. Former CNW E8 No. 515 and a GRYR GP38-2 do the ... (more)
After reaching Horn Lake, the train backs past the turned heads on the 90's SafeTran signals to get in position for loading the next morning.
Blowing a little smoke as The City of Grenada does one of its several run-by's in Oakland, Mississippi
A photo excursion organized by the NHRS Memphis Chapter and Iowa Pacific has the first stop in a day in a farmers field between Courtland and Pope in Mississippi.
On the Little Tallahatchie River Bridge, an engine posing as Illinois Central 4035 has stopped for a night photo shoot. This is actually Iowa Pacific engine 515 which was built in 1953 for the Chi... (more)
Streamliners at Spencer.
Streamliners at Spencer
Iowa Pacific 515 leads an excursion train near Hebron, IL in June of 2014. Nice to see a matched consist.
The Hoosier State (At Rest)
4137, 4135, and their train quietly sit on a warm July evening. The next morning they'll be on their way to Chicago under the symbol 851. So far this ha... (more)
The Hoosier State heads north through Dolton with its matching trainset.
Business Class on Iowa Pacific's Hoosier State is the place to be, as it offers a view like no other on any Amtrak Ran passenger service in the United States. The Hoosier State departs Chicago Uni... (more)
Amtrak's Hoosier State P851, contracted to Iowa Pacific Holdings, cruises northbound across the Wabash River on CSX's Monon Line north of Lafayette, IN.
This was a fun chase in the middle of winter, IP dressed up their classy train for blast from the past.
You can almost hear Steve Goodman or Arlo Guthrie singing in the background as IPH and NRHS Memphis Chapter recreate a small portion of the famed "City Of New Orleans", with 515 dressed ... (more)