Built in 1931 by ACF this EX-Santa Fe Ce 2 caboose is still in active duty being used as a shoving platform for the Iowa Interstate ballast train.
The first snow of the season hits with vengeance creating blizzard conditions across eastern Iowa. GEVO 506 leads the east bound CBBI just east of Iowa City.
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.
6988 runs at track speed through Wilton on the first run of the day to benefit the West Liberty Fire Department.
The CBBI heads east through Downey, Iowa.
The eastbound CBBI led by GEVO 503 splits the old elevator and water tower as it hustles towards Silvis on New Years Eve.
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.
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The eastbound rolls past the grain silos in the heart of the community of Walcott.
GEVO 504 leads the east bound past the West Liberty Depot on the last full day of winter.
513 leads the eastbound CBBI-02 through the quiet rural community of Downey.
The CBBI thunders through Atalissa with a nice mix of Iowa Interstate power.
A fresh skiff of snow and bright sun makes a great scene for Iowa Interstate's heritage GEVO 513 as it rolls past the ex-Rock Island Depot in West Liberty.
503 leads a Westbound through Wilton passing the ex-Rock Island Depot and an ex-RI bay window caboose.