CRSA climbs the grade from the CIC Amana Line back onto home tracks at East Switch Yocum with IAIS 513 as the leader.
There was plenty of power on SASI October 30, 2020, as five 4,000 HP GE's (all at the head end) thunder away. NS 7627 leads, with first three engines being NS and the last two IAIS. During late fa... (more)
IAIS 506 leads CBBI around the Homestead curve as the freshly risen sun burns through a dense fog. The lash-up of two GE's and two GP38-2s, all thundering away, made for quite a lovely racket in t... (more)
CN 1501 (track inspection/geometry vehicle) heads east, from the South Amana, IA yard to Rock Island, IL. This is the hwy 6/151 crossing facing west towards the yard. The photo was taken just minu... (more)
Iowa Interstate 518 with SASI pulls up to the East Switch at Yocum to change crews with the PECR coal train.
Henry Posner III waves as he gets ready to engineer the QJ back to Newton after a July 4th fire department fundraiser at Oxford.
If you are going to do the IAIS now days, bring your racing shoes! Keeping up on this 40 mph track isn't the easiest. Here the west train rumbles thru the small town of Homestead a few miles east ... (more)
The Hawkeye Express makes its annual pilgrimage to Coralville for the 2017 Iowa Football season.
The Blue Island, IL, to Council Bluffs, IA, daily freight train is about to the South Amana Yard as it passes thru Homestead with one of the Rock Island painted GEVO's. This train will sit at Sout... (more)
The colors of the Iowa Interstate! 513, the first Iowa Interstate Heritage engine leads the 516, the 30th anniversary engine trailed by GP38-2 601 in the standard IAIS paint scheme.
IAIS ICCI has just picked up some cars from the siding at Homestead, and will soon take the Yocum Connection to the CRANDIC line to Cedar Rapids.
516 leads the east bound past an iconic grain handling system much like ones that built corn belt railroads.
NS 6794 leads an empty coal train through the snow covered countryside of eastern Iowa.
Iowa Interstates newest GEVO 515 leads the east bound through Homestead, Iowa
The Eastbound Council Bluffs to Blue Island train has just departed the new yard at Amana and heads East towards Iowa City.