PESI crossing a creek outside of the small town of Tiskilwa.
Screaming out of the Illinois River Valley, IAISs Peoria to Silvis train curves towards Tiskilwa with 99 cars. Two SD38-2s roaring uphill were music to the ears!
Blue Island to Council Bluffs re-crews at Tiskilwa
Before there was Iowa Interstate, there was Iowa Railroad. They did not enjoy the success that IAIS later had, but they did preserve service over an extensive section of CRI&P. Their power was ... (more)
To The Memory of our Brave Soldiers of Arispie Township Bureau Co. Illinois who died in the service of this Country.
Sleep Noble Sons Thy Memory We Cherish.
24 names inscribed.
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The IAIS operated a special train to move CN 2191 from Chicago to NRE's Silvis, IL shop. CN 2191 was involved in a wreck at Slinger, WI and is being taken to NRE for evaluation.
Ex-IC U30B 21 charges west through Tiskilwa on the return leg of a Quad City-Bureau Jct turn.
After turning at Bureau, the Nebraska Zephyr crosses the West Bureau Creek (just west of Tiskilwa) in the pouring rain on its way back to Trainfest in Rock Island.
NKP 765 blasts out of Bureau with the return trip to Rock Island.
The Chicago, Burlington and Quincy's Nebraska Zephyr escapes from the Illinois Railway Museum during Train Festival in late July and is seen here Westbound to Rock Island after a short stay in Bur... (more)
The Train Festival 2011 Friday excursion to Bureau has made the turn and is heading back to Rock Island as it blasts through Tiskilwa at track speed.
The eastbound Bureau Rail Express passes the former Rock Island depot at Tiskilwa during Trainfest 2011. NKP #765 is more than up to the task.
NKP 765 hustles through Tiskilwa at track speed. Many railfans were out for the occasion.
An extra Rock Island - Peoria train makes its way past the old Rock Island depot in Tiskilwa.