The fall colors are in in full brightness as a trio of NS power along with an IAIS GEVO leads the combined CBBI and Des Moines to Peoria NS grain train roll through the Iowa City yard.
A assortment of Iowa Interstate power leads the morning train into Iowa City.
A single UP GEVO leading a westbound auto rack leans into a curve east of DeWitt.
5109 along with a pair of CSX SD40-2's enjoy a sunny fall afternoon passing through Savanna.
A lone SD40 on a work warrant crosses the Mississippi into Iowa.
8051, 8050, and 8049, the final three GEVO's of a 127 unit order, cross the Mississippi River into Iowa with a long stack train in tow.
The Cedar Rapids-Iowa City turn passes the parked Iowa Northern Hawkeye Express as it rolls through Coralville.
123 and its slug switch out some cars for Centro Plastics.
A pair of SD's lead an extra empty grain train into the sunset.
The last shot of the day! The "Cedar Rapids" takes up the rear of the NRHS train as it pulls into the CIC 950 yard at the end of the Rock Island to Cedar Rapids trip.
6988 has uncoupled from the NRHS RI-CR excursion and heads to the South Amana Yard where it will overnight until the next morning's trip to Newton.
IANR 461 leads the NRHS excursion down the east leg of Iowa Interstate's wye at Yocum Connection after a return trip from Rock Island.
A pair of good looking (but smoking) SD-38-2's crest the hill at the west end of the South Amana yard with a empty west bound grain train.
BJR's 714 sits in the Ottumwa Yard near sunset.
NS Reading and Lehigh Valley heritage unit make their first across the Mississippi River as they pull an empty coal train through downtown Burlington.