An eastbound Iowa smokes it up as it prepares to roll under I-80 in Mokena.
Iowa 719 smokes it up as it thunders east through New Lenox with a lengthy train.
An extra Silvis switcher uses a GP38-2, SD38-2, slug and GP38-2 to switch the west end of Rock Island yard while a BNSF crew air tests an outbound feed train for Texas.
719 leads the westbound BICB over the Iowa River on a beautiful late November Sunday. Twenty miles west, the power will be turned at Yocum Connection and GEVO 501 will become the leader.
The new passes the old. GEVO 510 slows to pick up GP38-2 719 which is parked on the siding at Brooklyn.
IAIS 719, IAIS 151, and IAIS 715 strike a unique pose at the Iowa Interstate's Council Bluffs shop tracks.
The crew of the BICB comes to a stop to uncouple their train and make a pickup of GP38-2 719 parked on the siding at Brooklyn.
With the arrival of the new GEVO's last year, line ups of all EMD power are becoming rare on the IAIS. On this day, three GP38-2's head a southbound extra out of Cedar Rapids on the CRANDIC's Aman... (more)
An Iowa Interstate business train returns from Bureau with management from IAIS, BNSF and Illinois state officials discussing possible Amtrak service between Chicago and the Quad Cities.
The engineer walks to from the lead unit to meet with the rest of the crew at the caboose, leaving the three IAIS motors idling on the line.
An eastbound coal train crawls through the Northstar siding as Gerdau Ameristeel's Wilton, Iowa "Mini Mill' hums in the background.
BICB Blue Island to Council Bluffs rolls past the restored Rock Island depot.
The bold new nose herald on IAIS 719 greets the morning sun at DeSoto, IA.