The South Amana to Cedar Rapids Turn is running a little late today. Here the job is yarding their train on the east end of the South Amana Yard. The Iowa Interstate used these radio controlled sw... (more)
On a sunny and cold, winter afternoon, IAIS 705 is in charge as it exits the Metra Yard in Joliet. The Iowa Interstate sure does look good in the snow.
Idling on the eat end of the IAIS Rock Island Yard, a pair of IAIS geeps await their next assignment.
Iowa Interstate 705 and a sister switch the yard as dusk and snow fall on Rock Island.
Shortly after clearing the diamonds at Joliet, a pair of IAIS GP38-2's and an ES44AC open it up, eastward at the outer edges of the Metra Yard.
Power for the CBBI couples onto two IAIS business cars to take them east to Rock Island. The University of Iowa is in the background.
CBBI powers past the Wilton depot and trainorder stand.
Eastbound CBBI rolls past the former Rock Island depot in West Liberty with two IAIS business cars bound for Rock Island.
Iowa Interstate GP38-2 705 leads CBBI through CP Richards, just clear of the diamonds at Joliet.
IAIS GP38-2 705 leads the CBBI east through New Lenox.
A pair of GP38-2s head west with one car after switching Buzzi Cement off the old IC Gruber line.
Daily Blue Island-Council Bluffs manifest sits in the clear as an extra off IHB backs into Burr Oak Yard at Vermont Street.
BICB is working back up to track speed after clearing the 10 mph thru Grinnell. The train has just crossed the UP's Oskaloosa Branch in Grinnell. 3 GP 38-2's power today's train that is around 50 ... (more)