CBBI creeps slowly along on the BNSF Industrial track towards Silvis.
Iowa 507 leads a fellow sister and IHB 2161 into New Lenox.
A 2nd eastbound roars uphill out of Joliet, behind a pair of ES44AC's. Third out is an IHB "Genset", enroute from Silvis to Blue Island.
An extra from Silvis rolls west towards Iowa City.
The conductor (back around the bend) prepares to break the train to take a cut of hoppers to the siding in Homestead.
Iowa 507 awaits a new crew in the Rockdale Yard.
Blue skies and unseasonably hot temperatures for September 1st greet eastbound 507 as it rolls past 678 and the Hawkeye Express on Vernon Siding. The temps are forecasted to be near 100 degrees in... (more)
Westbound Chicago to Council Bluffs train BICB departing Malcom, IA after making a setout.
The Iowa Interstate "East Train" blasting thru Downey.
Passing the old Depot that may see passenger trains soon if the new Governor doesn't swash it.
Three GEVO's pretty much fill up the center spans of the most photographed bridge on the Iowa Interstate system. 507 leads 501 and 512 bringing the CRIC turn into the Iowa City Yard.
GEVO 507 and SD38-2 156 head east for a meet in Marengo with a westbound and a power swap.
Lots of snow! GEVO 507 rolls through the yard at Marengo after bucking snow drifts since Newton.
With torch, bar, and maul in hand, crews attempt to clean the packed snow from the front coupler on 507. Operating with only one working headlight and the MU cable ripped out, it's easy to see how... (more)
A CBBI rolls through downtown Davenport on its way toward the Government Bridge and a crew change in Rock Island, IL.