QJ 7081 smokes through Marengo.
After finishing switching at South Amana 513 heads east for a meet with the West Bound BICB at Walcott.
The first excursion of the 2012 NRHS is nearing its end as QJ 6988 rolls through Homestead under a nice plume of smoke.
An extra grain train has just come out of Cedar Rapids and heads west past a MOW ballast train tied down on the siding at Marengo.
513 leads the eastbound through Homestead.
Single GEVO 505 leads a short westbound past the east switch at the new IAIS engine service facility at South Amana.
After a minor derailment at the west switch on New Years Eve caused damage to the leading axle on 507 (trailing unit) the old EMD 710 was called into service to drag the two damaged GEVO's back to... (more)
Rock Island heritage unit 513 leads the Cedar Rapids turn through Oxford, Iowa.
Finally a sunny day! 504 leads the CRIC turn through Oxford, Iowa.
Two Rock Island tribute locomotives pass as the Iowa Interstate 513 passes IANR 678 on the Vernon Siding.
Rock Island Heritage unit 513 leads the Cedar Rapids turn through Homestead.
506 leads the CBBI past some remaining fall foliage east of Marengo, Iowa.
A string of loaded ADM ethanol tanks trail a pair of GEVO's rolling east through the Iowa countryside.
The westbound BICB with GEVO 502 running long hood forward along with a "colorful" gon trailing passes QJ 6988 on the west end of the siding. Its a rather common practice for the IAIS to run long ... (more)
QJ 6988 blows off a little steam as it waits on the siding for a meet with the westbound.