A pair of SD's lead an extra empty grain train into the sunset.
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.
The old passes the new. SD38-2 154 leads the westbound daily train into the yard, long hood forward.
Built as Reserve Mining 1239, later became GATX 1239 and LLPX 2803 before being sold to IAIS. The 154 still wearing its LLPX paint sits in Iowa City IA on a nice October day, the 154 was painted i... (more)
An extra grain train has just come out of Cedar Rapids and heads west past a MOW ballast train tied down on the siding at Marengo.
"Moscow on the Cedar" for the Iowa version.
The eastbound road train rolls by the West Liberty Depot (which was built facing a different track alignment).
A room with a view.
SD38-2 154 leads the eastbound through West Liberty on turkey day 2011.
An extra BISI-16 (156) is tied down on the siding while the SISW passes by making its daily transfer to Rock Island.
Iowa Interstate is well known for keeping their locomotives clean. 154 is no exception, as it rolls east through New Lenox, with an ethanol train.
A daylight BICB train heads west into Ottawa, crossing the river.
An eastbound, extra Iowa Interstate ethanol train gets on the move, advancing up to Bridge 407, where it would have a short wait to get onto Metra rails, for the run to Blue Island.
In the evening light, an Iowa Interstate Rock Island yard job idles at 44th Street, waiting for permission into the yard ahead of NKP 765 westbound.