I remember this trip well-- I figured these big consists of Paducah rebuilt GP10s lugging big trains across Iowa wouldn't last much longer...and they didn't. GP38-2s replaced these elderly consis... (more)
A storage line of four GP9's and 10's are still occupying the siding in Middle River, Minnesota along the Minnesota Northern Warroad subdivision. The locomotives are all owned by Independent Loco... (more)
Still with Iowa Interstate reporting marks, #403 is owned by Independent Locomotive Service along with the green GP behind it (ILSX 1395). Canadian Pacific has plans to add another yard track in ... (more)
Iowa Interstate westbound Chicago to Coucil Bluffs traini near Oxford, IA
Iowa 403 swings around Kent Park curve in the last minutes of sunlight, with the west train in tow.
403 shoves a pair of boxcars into the siding at Hawkeye before continuing west into the setting sun.
BICB-17 departs Iowa CIty with old goats 403 and 468 up front leading over the Iowa River bridge.
BICB's new road power to Council Bluffs, consisting of: GP10 403, GP8 468, GP38-2 700, and GP38AC's 627 and 628.
A whole slew of power in Iowa City... from left to right, CBBI's new road power to Chicago, center track is the ICCR train building their air for the trip west, and closest is Iowa 403, a 1957 bui... (more)
A westbound weed spray train passes by a pair of out of service Rock Island era signals at Hills, IA.
A westbound weed spray train passes by the restored Rock Island depot at Atlantic, IA.
IAIS 403 heads down the Milan Branch with an Asplundh weed spray train.
Iowa 403, soon to be retired, leading the Blue Island - Council Bluffs train.
IAIS 403 heads west past the ex-Rock Island station.
IAIS 403 throttles up after passing Joliet 'UD' Tower.