Maintenance of way has just cleared-up and this train bound for Peoria has just received its final warrants and throttles-up to track speed.
On a crystal clear October afternoon, a pair of IAIS GP38-2's lead a southbound freightless BUSW-11 down the Peoria Subdivision with an assortment of five former BNSF EMD's for the Norfolk Souther... (more)
Cruising south down the 2nd Subdivision, A pair of IAIS units guide a long BUSW-19 freight for the TZPR through the Robert Rutherford Wildlife Sanctuary in the tiny village of Mossville, IL.
A pair if Iowa Interstate EMD's head southbound on the 2nd Subdivision with a late BUSW-19 freight in tow for Peoria.
Making their usual early Sunday afternoon run south, Iowa Interstate's daily "Bureau Switcher" local freight heads down-grade approaching Peoria with a duo of GP38-2's in charge.
Iowa Interstates Peoria Rocket is at Buffalo Bay, south of Mossville on the run to Peoria. The 715 has apparently lost its herald in a mishap of some sort.
STEVE SMEDLEY PHOTO
Iowa Interstates ''Peoria Rocket'', trundles along the Illinois Riverfront line as it nears Peoria, Illinois. The 715 is making a Sunday afternoon, Feb. 24, 2008 turn run from Bureau Junction to P... (more)
IAIS 721 south with "the empty coal train," plus two hoppers, exits a wooded portion of the 2nd Subdivision near the Tri-County RV center.
The emptie coalie drags butt has it it skirts along Rte. 29 in route to Peoria.