GEVO 510 is on the point of the BICB kicking up the snow on a cold January day.
Tonight's Blue Island to Council Bluffs manifest rumbles through the Midlothian Metra station.
BICB heads west through New Lenox behind Iowa 507 and 702.
With a friendly wave from the engineer, Iowa SD38-2 154 and ES44AC 503 lead the BICB west through Mokena.
Iowa 501 and 712 lead the daily Blue Island to Council Bluffs road freight west through Mokena.
All EMD. GP38-2 714 is in the lead of the BICB as it leans into the curve at Chambers Avenue east of Oxford, Iowa. 154 SD38-2 still in blue was the last of the SD's to receive IAIS colors.
A few minutes after 5 PM finds IAIS GEVO 500 and GP38-2 701 leading the westbound BICB east of Homestead, Iowa.
BICB is now clear of the Rockdale Yard Limits as Iowa 154 and 507 throttle up, westbound.
Iowa 154 and 507 lead the westbound BICB down the old Rock Island. It was refreshing to see a daylight of a westbound IAIS this far east (something that doesn't happen often now these days!).
A rare daylight BICB heads west through Joliet with Iowa Interstate SD38-2 154 leading, facing long hood forward with the GEVO right where it belongs.
Running long hood forward, GP38-2 700 and GEVO 507 hustle a short BICB past the cattle feed lot near the Oxford Sale Barn
Iowa Interstate GP38-2 708 takes the point followed by a pair of GEVO's as they head west on the BICB east of Atalissa, Iowa.
With the first snow of the season coming down, GEVO 511 gets a taste of winter on the BICB as it approaches the crossing at Homestead, Iowa with a string of green INCOBRASA hoppers in tow.
ES44AC 504 leads the BICB through Marengo, Iowa on a sunny December afternoon.
SD38-2 157 along with GP32-2 708 AND ES44AC 503 race into the sunset heading for Newton, Iowa on a late, but snowy fall day.