Westbound Blue Island - Council Bluffs road freight passes by the Tinley Park Metra depot running long hood forward tonight.
After making a set out trains heads out for its next stop.
An extra job out of South Amana to Newton and back, works at Kellogg to spot 25 empties. This job met the Des Moines switcher at Newton today. This job has work at Malcom yet before returning to S... (more)
An eastbound, extra Iowa Interstate ethanol train heads east through Joliet, clearing Bridge 407 and the diamonds.
Iowa 157 east has just crossed the Des Plaines River and is on the approach to the diamond and UD Tower.
A rail train with a pair of SD38-2s pass Missouri Division Junction on their way west to dump new rail.
In a world of high horsepower GEVO's, its nice to see a pair of SD's working the line, even if they are just leading a rail train!
157 leads a westbound rail train past the historic ex-Rock Island depot in West Liberty.
157 along with Rock Island heritage GEVO 513 pull up the west leg of the wye at Yocum Connection.
IAIS 157 heads east passing the old Rock Island searchlights on the west side of Rockdale.
IAIS 157 gets a recrew at Rockdale for the rest of the trip to Blue Island.
IAIS 157 rolls east through New Lenox, headed for Blue Island.
Iowa 157 east sits tight, a couple miles west of the Rockdale Yard. A new crew would arrive a couple hours later.
The 157 is notched out as eastbound ethanol continues its way towards Blue Island, seen here in Joliet, paralleling US Route 30.
After a crew change, the Iowa 157 is on the move, eastbound through Rockdale, bound for Blue Island.