A heavy powered west train passes the ghosts of the Rock Island Lines, as the crew prepares the assault up the hill at Davenport.
513 leads the westbound past Johnson County's Kent Park.
Darn good advice! The late afternoon sun highlights the danger sign as 504 rolls over the farm crossing at Yocum Connection.
The westbound waits under the lights for a new crew.
IAIS 500 leads the westbound BICB at Moscow.
Iowa Interstate's daily Blue Island to Council Bluff's Westbound manifest train is led by class engine #500 as it heads toward Iowa City.
Iowa Interstate westbound Chicago to Coucil Bluffs traini near Oxford, IA
Crossing the UP and Grinnell Depot was a shared, RI, M&StL
But is now a restaurant.
Crossing under highway 6 with a short run into Newton and the end of this crews day before heading out on its over night run to Council Bluffs.
IAIS #513 rolls near Adams Street with a detouring "BICB" train headed for BNSF's Peoria Sub. The train will use the route to get to Galesburg, then ride the Barstow Sub home to Colona, IL.
Westbound Chicago to Council Bluffs train BICB departing Malcom, IA after making a setout.
A very late West train has the #512 in the lead, with a generous cut of ethanol empties tucked behind.
The nicely restored Grinnell depot frames the west train crossing the UP.
The west train gets on the rolls out of Iowa City on a picture-perfect October Sunday.
Sunday! Sunday! Sunday! The race is on, and, the IAIS wins! In this edition of Superchargers, despite getting a good jump at the line, the truck will soon be overtaken by the west train's hole s... (more)