The eastbound daily freight between Council Bluffs and Blue Island rolls through Oxford on it's trip to Silvis.
The Iowa Interstate Railroad's Council Bluffs Subdivision usually only sees two trains a day. The daily Eastbound can be seen here racing through Booneville.
A visit to Iowa, the heartland of America, finds this typical mid-western scene on a beautiful summer day. Council Bluffs, IA bound freight passes an massive grain elevator in the small town of B... (more)
IAIS CBBI meets BICB at Moline,IL..
IAIS 512 sits on the main with BICB while IAIS 506 brings CBBI into Silvis Yard during the first snow storm of the season. Once stopped in the yard, CBBI's crew will depart Silvis on BICB.
Iowa Interstate Blue Island to Council Bluffs road train is pulling out of former Rock Island yards passing Vermont Ave Station.
BICB runs through Altoona, IA on a beautiful August day.
After arriving into IAIS's newer facility, this train will be waiting until a crew can take it further east.
5 IAIS engines and 3 NS engines bring the "eastbound" into Silvis in the form of a combined CBBI and empty coal CRPE.
A pair of Iowa ES44AC's are working hard to bring their heavy CBBI through New Lenox.
CBBI's pair of GEVO's thunder east out of Joliet, along the old Rock Island.
An Iowa Interstate freight train pulls up to the Rt 6 crossing in Homestead to reverse off the wye and into yard at the South Amana shops.