An Alco takes a spin on the former Rock Island open pit turntable in Iowa Interstate's Council Bluffs yard. The turntable is still there today, but is now surrounded by development of IAIS's inter... (more)
FRA Inspection train waits below as IAIS BICB departs Davenport.
IAIS 511 leads the SACR2 north approaching Walford, Iowa.
IAIS 500 and friends sit at the South Amana shops awaiting maintenance.
519, named after the first president for the Iowa Interstate) sits on track 7 before being put into service. Although 519 was the third new GEVO added to the fleet it was the second to arrive on t... (more)
Iowa Interstate train SIPE roars through the Rumbold & Kuhn elevator at Putnam, IL
Iowa 515 heads light back towards Barr Yard.
Iowa Interstate's transfer from Burr Oak Yard to Blue Island (IHB) Yard shoves into the west end with "Big Gulp" GP38-2 711 and SD38-2 151 providing the muscle.
Crew swap at Silvis Yard.....
Iowa Interstate business cars “Hawkeye” and “Abraham Lincoln” rest on a rainy day at the railroad’s yard at South Amana, Iowa, on April 6, 2016.
Iowa Interstate SD38-2 150 is tied down at the west end of Silvis Yard.
Iowa Interstate SD38-2 150's auto-start turns the engine over as the crew gets ready to deliver the empty potash train to the CP in Davenport.
Iowa Interstate's eastbound manifest passes through downtown Moline with 2 ES44AC's, 2 GP38-2's and 1 SD38-2.
Iowa Interstate's Silvis Switcher is in the clear while Canadian Pacific's B71 crew has tied onto the empty potash train it brought over. The current era of SD38-2's on the IAIS has ended with 150... (more)