If this was the old B&O 6955 I ran this locomotive back in the late 70's when the Milwaukee Road was so power short and had power leased from everywhere.......in fact there should be photo's here ... (more)
L-R Silvis switch engine....Peoria train with NS loco in lead and CBBI power.
Crew swap at Silvis Yard.....
Iowa Interstate SD38-2 150 is tied down at the west end of Silvis Yard.
Employee special at IAIS RI Yard.
Employee special getting ready to load passengers at Silvis.
Crew change is in progress on the IAIS Chicago/Council Bluffs and Council Bluffs/Chicago trains at the west end of the Silvis Yard while the 6988 cools its heels waiting to head west to Newton,IA.... (more)
IAIS 6988 departs Silvis Yard with Bob Franzen at the throttle.
An NS high hood geep switches the Iowa Interstate at Silvis.
An NS high hood geep switches the IAIS at Silvis.
Meet at the east end of Silvis Yard.