Blue skies and unseasonably hot temperatures for September 1st greet eastbound 507 as it rolls past 678 and the Hawkeye Express on Vernon Siding. The temps are forecasted to be near 100 degrees in... (more)
That road sign could almost apply to the Iowa Interstate except it isn't non-stop. 718 leads the CBBI through Coralville on the first sunny day in a week.
A pair of GEVO's bring the eastbound across Clear Creek.
Iowa Interstate 506 and 502 sandwich 704 and 703 as they take their train west out of Iowa City and through Coralville.
The IAIS 513 is passing the INAR 678 the only 2 RI painted and owned by two different lines running on the same line thats ex RI for now, With the Iowa Northern getting 2 RI E's who knows what may... (more)
The eastbound turn comes into Coralville, passing the Hawkeye Express football train tucked away in the siding at Vernon. The Express will be fired up later this afternoon to hustle Iowa fans to K... (more)
The morning September sun illuminates the noses of two generations of Rock Island heritage locomotives. On the left, IANR's F40 powering the Hawkeye Express, on the right, Iowa Interstate's GEVO 5... (more)
A tribute to the Rock Island from two Iowa railroads who are now operating on former Rock tracks. Iowa Interstate's heritage GEVO 513 passes Iowa Northern's F40 678 at Vernon Siding.
The east bound CBBI passes Iowa Northern's Hawkeye Express which is parked on Vernon Siding waiting for the next Iowa home football game coming up the following Saturday.
The CRIC with the 511 rolls past the 678 and Hawkeye Express On the way to Iowa City.
513 heads toward Iowa City.
A study in time. Old EMD vs new GE. Vintage Rock Island herald vs new IAIS herald. Iowa Interstate GEVO 500 passes Iowa Northerns EMD F40PH 678.
A worms eye view of IANR 678 and passengers boarding the Hawkeye Express before the Iowa-Northwestern Game.
The first quarter has started at Kinick Stadium and the Hawkeye Express has backed into the hole at Vernon to let the Cedar Rapids turn pass riding on less then a month old CWR.
The first passengers are loaded on the Hawkeye Express for the 2009 season and the engineer gives 'er the throttle. This year, the Hawkeye Express is traveling on brand new 115 pound CWR.