IAIS 718 passes through Sparland Illinois giving friendly horn as it passes the photo lines.
IAIS 6988 is seen passing through Sparland on its way back towards Chillicothe, IL.
6988 puffs up the grade as it makes its way out of Chillicothe, IL.
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 rounds the bend off of the Government Bridge and past the old Rock Island G head on its way to Newton, Illinois.
IAIS 718 pulls its excursion train back to Chillicothe, IL with 6988 in tow before a long line of storms rolls through.
IAIS QJ 6988 leads a westbound excursion past the historic Rock Island depot in Geneseo.
IAIS QJ 6988 leads a westbound excursion into Atkinson.
Billowing through the wood line along the Illinois River is Iowa Interstate's QJ #6988. This steam locomotive was built in China in 1985 and is still seen in service here in the US.
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