IAIS 6988 west races through West Liberty
The Iowa Interstate prepares for a series of fundraising trips between West Liberty and Durant, IA for the local fire departments. The crew deadheaded the train to West Liberty a day early to mar... (more)
New Kid On The Block IAIS 516 makes it's first revenue run with the CBBI train with IAIS 513 in tow at West Liberty, IA.
Iowa Interstate's Rock Island painted heritage engine, the 513, leads a Council Bluffs, IA-Blue Island, IL freight by the station sign at West Liberty, IA on 1/28/10.
6988 leads the NRHS convention excursion past the Ex-Rock Island depot.
Fire department fundraiser trips were operated between West Liberty and Durant, Iowa on June 17. IAIS 2-10-2 6988 was on the east end, and GP38-2 711 was on the west end. Here's the final train ... (more)
On June 19th, the NRHS ran a special train from Cedar Rapids, Iowa to Rock Island, Illinois and return as part of the 2012 NRHS convention. Between Homestead and Rock Island, steam power pulled t... (more)
Robert Franzen eases on the throttle of 6988 as he pulls it off the siding heading for the depot and the first trip of the day.
The east train rolls towards Rock Island, IL, for next crew change and work. Here the train passes one of the restore ex-Rock Island depot at West Liberty with the Rock Island heritage unit. The e... (more)
The eastbound CBBI led by GEVO 503 splits the old elevator and water tower as it hustles towards Silvis on New Years Eve.
Doubleheaded QJ's on an Iowa Interstate back in 2008
The eastbound road train rolls by the West Liberty Depot (which was built facing a different track alignment).
511 leads the east bound past a signal that used to guard the crossing of the north/south east/west Rock Island main in West Liberty.
SD38-2 154 leads the eastbound through West Liberty on turkey day 2011.
Iowa Interstate's "Americanized" QJ leads its sister #7081 past the depot at West Liberty with a freight train for Rock Island.