Iowa Interstate's 30th Anniversary unit is in charge of the combined CBBI and CRPE through downtown Moline with a nice mix of IAIS and NS power.
Iowa Interstate's 30th Anniversary unit is in charge of the west train through downtown Moline.
Iowa Interstate 516 North rolls through Sparland, Illinois during a fantastic April Fools Day Chase, brought to this photographer and others by Erik Rasmussen, secretary treasurer of the Quad City... (more)
An Iowa Interstate crew begins to double its train out of Limit Yard on the North side of Peoria, as it passes the old waterworks building on April 1st, 2015.
Steve Smedley photo
The Newton Switcher made a South Amana Turn today to move grain out of Kellogg and Malcolm to South Amana, and respot Malcom with 25 empties. Seen here westbound back to Newton with the Malcom emp... (more)
The 516 runs east outside of Oakland,Ia past the many windmills in the area.
The DP units on this 96 car Peoria, IL, to Cedar Rapids, IA, coal train creep by as the train enter into the Crandic's 900 yard on the southwest side of Cedar Rapids. These train load on the NS, w... (more)
The Peoria, IL, to Cedar Rapids, IA, coal train brakes heavy as they drop down grade off Walford Hill into Yard Limits at MP 9. This train has 96 NS coal car bound for ADM in Cedar Rapids. Seen he... (more)
The Cedar Rapids to South Amana Job pulls hard upgrade to the Iowa City Sub at Yocum Connection. This job has 80 cars and the 514 shoving on the rear end in DP. This job will pull by the switch on... (more)
A new IAIS GE heads BICB west thru the Quad cities on a beautiful but frigid February day.
IAIS 516 pull's up slowly and pauses for a picture after the dispatcher said there are couple railfan's waiting at the parking lot wanting to take a picture. Thank you to the crew!!! The plan wa... (more)
An SD38-2 / GP38-2 lashup with about 50 cars crosses I-80 heading east towards Des Moines as the competition passes below on a bitterly cold February day.
A new GEVO prime mover and it's alternator sit waiting to be installed in 501.
Iowa Interstate's 30th Anniversary ES44AC 516 makes its first revenue run with Iowa Interstate's Rock Island Heritage ES44AC 513 on the "east" train at 44th Street.
516, looking like a huge rolling billboard for the Iowa Interstate, heads east across the Iowa River.