Rock Island heritage unit leads the Council Bluffs to Blue Island train through Tinley Park on a beautiful spring morning.
The Rock heritage unit holds at Fransisco with a very short BIIHB
IAIS 513 (Rock Island Heritage) and IAIS 516 (30th Anniversary) lead BIRDSW1 coming back from Ozinga and under the soon to fall Rock Island Searchlights in Robbins.
Iowa Interstate 515 with the daily westbound enters Iowa crossing the Arsenal Bridge over the Mighty Mississippi. As of recently BICB has been an afternoon run across the Iowa City Subdivision wit... (more)
IAIS 707 cruises down 5th Street in Davenport with cars for the CP to pickup.
IAIS 505 leads an extra CRSA (South Amana-Cedar Rapids-South Amana) train past the old Amana depot. The SACR2 used to be a daily train, but became an as-needed extra due to decreased traffic (COVI... (more)
CRSA climbs the grade from the CIC Amana Line back onto home tracks at East Switch Yocum with IAIS 513 as the leader.
Iowa Interstate 513 sporting its fine Rock Island livery pulls IAIS train CRSA out of Fairfax starting their 20 odd mile journey back to the Iowa Interstate's South Amana Yard.
Tom Golden photo.
Iowa Interstate's 30th Anniversary painted ES44AC 516 leads the Rock Island heritage painted ES44AC 513 on the daily westbound manifest through Davenport.
Iowa Interstate's Peoria to Silvis train passing through Peoria with downtown buildings in background.
IAIS 6988 pulls a short cut of freight cars west towards Newton, IA after a few days of excursions out in Illinois.
There was plenty of power on SASI October 30, 2020, as five 4,000 HP GE's (all at the head end) thunder away. NS 7627 leads, with first three engines being NS and the last two IAIS. During late fa... (more)
Remembering Iowa Interstate back in the day, when they ran a steady diet of well-worn Paducah rebuilt locomotives. It's a much different looking railroad today.