It's not the Big Boy but how many regional railroads can boast the have steam on their roster? After a short stop to check the bearings 6988 heads east through Kellogg, Iowa on a test run from New... (more)
IAIS 7081 through Kellogg,IA. eastbound for the Quad Cities.
After making a set out trains heads out for its next stop.
An extra job out of South Amana to Newton and back, works at Kellogg to spot 25 empties. This job met the Des Moines switcher at Newton today. This job has work at Malcom yet before returning to S... (more)
The Norfolk Southern ran a test grain train from Peoria,Illinois to Des Moines,Iowa over the Iowa Interstate Railroad. The NS grain train and Iowa Interstate's BICB trains were combined in Rock Is... (more)
Iowa Interstate's "Americanized" QJ 6988 makes its third test run of the day in preparation for Saturday's excursion.
Railroad Development Corp's QJ's have been adorned for the Iowa Interstate Railroad as part of a weekend event to benefit The Salvation Army’s efforts to assist communities impacted by June floods... (more)