IAIS 711 West passes an old Rock Island "triangle style" signal at La Salle.
The Blue Island, IL, to Council Bluffs, IA, manifest train is a decent size today with its 91 cars for the west and 3 units. The crew just picked 33 empties at Yocum Connection that came out of Ce... (more)
The Blue Island, IL, to Council Bluffs, IA, manifest train kicks up snow as they blast towards Newton, the next crew change. The sun is getting low on this cold afternoon. The train is running alo... (more)
The Rock Island Heritage Unit leads the BICB through the small community of Marengo, IA.
Almost looking like a staged publicity shot - IAIS 513 brings the westbound BICB through rural Iowa on a beautiful late summer afternoon.
The BICB rolls through Marengo on a beautiful afternoon with 513 in the lead and an assembly of photographers present.
After working the Iowa City yard the BICB is heading west over the river on a beautiful day with the Rock Island heritage unit leading.
Iowa Interstate's nightly BICB slowly passes through UD Interlocking in front of Joliet Union Station on its way west. The train spent most of the past 30 minutes waiting on BNSF freight trains an... (more)
The westbound Blue Island - Council Bluffs road freight prepares to depart in the twilight hour.
A pair of GEVO's lead the westbound train out of Iowa City.
The BICB runs up the siding at Marengo preparing to set out two loads of telephone poles on the north track.
The fishing must be good! A pair of Iowa Interstate GEVO's cross the Iowa River while the fisherman try their luck on a late winter afternoon.
The westbound BICB waits on the siding for the eastbound to clear the main.
513, dodging snow flakes, has been uncoupled from the west bound train and moves through the west switches in the Iowa City Yard waiting for the east bound CRIC to come in.
GEVO 513 crosses onto the main to set out a cut of grain hoppers on the north siding for the ICCR turn.