A variety of power sits around the fueling facility at the new Iowa Interstate Locomotive Maintenance Works near South Amana, Iowa.
Iowa 502 approaches the New Lenox Metra Station, headed east towards Burr Oak Yard.
Iowa 502 east leads a second section of CBBI through Union Station, approaching UD Tower.
An extra CBBI rolls out of Joliet, with a solo GEVO in charge.
Eastbound Council Bluffs/Blue Island manifest leaves Rock Island for Silvis,IL. on its way to Chicago.
IAIS 502 leads its train eastbound into Iowa City as it passes the hawkeye's football train that is tied down.
The westbound BICB with GEVO 502 running long hood forward along with a "colorful" gon trailing passes QJ 6988 on the west end of the siding. Its a rather common practice for the IAIS to run long ... (more)
An eastbound, Iowa Interstate CBBI freight is about to pass under the Marley Road overpass in New Lenox, bound for its final destination at Blue Island.
Trains and planes. A pair of IAIS GEVO's roll across the Iowa River while a series of jet contrails crisscross the blue sky.
Iowa Interstate GEVOs 502 and 509 lead a pair of detouring BNSF Dash9's on the CBBI west of Durant.
Behind a pair of GEs, the Rock Island turn rolls off the Government Bridge into Davenport with a warrant good to Iowa City.
The Cedar Rapids to Iowa City turn climbs out of the Iowa River Valley, leaving the CRANDIC for home rails.
A Cedar Rapids to Iowa City freight completes this quintessential Iowa scene.
The IAIS 502 & 156 depart the EJ&E Joliet Yard after picking up 15 EJ&E covered coil cars, on each side you can see all the track changes that CN is making to the yard
On a balmy January morning, IAIS 502 idles to keep warm at the sanding racks. Balmy... HA! It was 3 degrees and a -15 windchill!