Warm, late afternoon sun shines on the 513 as the West Bound passes the Rock Island depot in Iowa City.
513 leads a pair of EMD's through Downey, Iowa.
MAC-GEVO (as it is often referred to) 516 (30th anniversary paint scheme) leads 513 through Downey, Iowa
IAIS 704 leads 4 other GP38-2's and about 65 cars of general manifest under the former Wabash and through the southwest suburb of New Lenox.
The Rock Island signals still stand guard, albiet gutted, and have been inactive since the early 80s.
The west train has just departed Blue Island and is heading west along the old Rock Island under signal bridges leftover from Rock Island days.
The CSX job is tied down for the weekend in front of the yard office as the IAIS west train goes by one the old westbound main.
The west train is highballing on the former double track Rock Island, now owned by Metra. The bridge in the background is former Wabash.