IAIS 153 leads the empty NS coalie from Cedar Rapids into Davenport, IA.
The IAIS took delivery of 3 new ES44AC's from GE, #517-519. These new units pushed the SD38's the IAIS had left on their roster into storage. The 150's were slowly stored at the end of February 20... (more)
Train built and air-test finally complete, Iowa Interstate's PESI 04 road freight takes the signal to depart off TZPR's West Lead yard track as it slow rolls at 10 mph across the Illinois River li... (more)
IAIS 153, a rare SD38-2, leads a Burr Oak Yard to Barr Yard transfer out of Burr Oak. Out of the yard they pass the old Rock station and BI Tower. With the new gevos arriving on the Iowa, time is ... (more)
Two IAIS SD38-2s lead SIBU into Geneseo
BICB races west out of the QCs.
IAIS SD38-2 153 leads a short manifest through the connection with the BNSF at Colona..
IAIS SD38-2 153 leads a short manifest from Peoria to Silvis.
Iowa 153 leads BICB west past Joliet UD Tower.
Rolling east under the Rock Island searchlights, Iowa 153 and 508 are on the last leg of their journey to Burr Oak Yard.
SIBI makes its way east through Mokena, approaching 191st Street and passing the connection to Schilling's Lumber, which is serviced by the Chicago Rail Link.
Iowa SD38-2 153 holds in Rockdale with SIBI, awaiting a new crew.
IAIS 153 waits for an eastbound IAIS train headed for Chicago at a busy East Moline. Back in the early 1900's this location was known as Port Byron Junction and four railroads converged here....th... (more)
IAIS #153 leads the SISW switcher into the yard for an afternoon of work before returning to Silvis.