Iowa Interstate Road train Blue Island to Council Bluffs approaches the diamond at Joliet Union Station. Joliet Central HS looms in the background.
A chilly January day finds the Iowa Interstate making a delivery to the Union Pacific.
The daily Peoria to Rock Island train arrives Rock Island yard over the Have A Happy Day bridge. The bridge was removed and the gap filled in on 12/21/16 due to structural defects.
Iowa Interstate Road Train waits at Blue Island Yard with caboose from local.
ex GMTX 2080, exx NL&G 46, exxx CR 7660, nee PRSL 2000
There's an interesting unit on the Interstate local this date. Built for PRSL, this unit came by way of the defunct North Louisiana & Gulf and has a built out windshield area on the cab.
The Iowa Interstate's daily eastbound freight passes through the yard limits at West Des Moines.
The Operation Lifesaver GP38 sits in Rock Island yard waiting for its next assignment.
IAIS 600 and 431 pull a cut of cars out of Evans Yard.
IAIS 600 pauses while switching around Evan's Yd.