The UP local out of Marshalltown rolls over the Iowa Interstate's Newton Sub at Grinnell. This beautiful restored depot is on the national register of historic places. The Rock Island built 1st in... (more)
IAIS 6988 pulls a freight train over the Grinnell diamond
Iowa Interstate’s Rock Island heritage unit passes the 1893-built Rock Island/ Minneapolis & St Louis Railroad's Union Depot in Grinnell, IA.
Iowa Interstate's 1985-built Chinese "QJ" #6988 leads a short freight train east across the UP diamond past the depot in Grinnell, Iowa.
With Henry Posner III at the throttle, Iowa Interstate 6988 leads the deadhead of the benefit train past the former Rock Island/Minneapolis & St. Louis depot as they cross the diamond with Union P... (more)
IAIS QJ 6988 crosses the former M&StL at Grinnell on the deadhead move from Newton to Brooklyn. The QJ will spend the day making fundraising excursions from Brooklyn to Victor for the Brooklyn fir... (more)
IAIS 6988 pounds across the ex-M&StL(UP) diamond at Grinnell,IA..
Crossing the UP and Grinnell Depot was a shared, RI, M&StL
But is now a restaurant.
Iowa interstate QJ's led by the "Americanized" 6988 double head east smoking it up as they cross the diamonds in Grinnell.
The nicely restored Grinnell depot frames the west train crossing the UP.
The BICB led by GEVO 510 rolls across the IAIS-UP diamond in Grinnell on a beautiful second day of spring.
Heritage GEVO 513 crosses the diamonds and rolls past the ex-RI/CNW depot in Grinnell on a cloudy day.
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)