IAIS 517 & 510 lead XCRSA 14 (CRCB, coal empties for the BNSF in Council Bluffs, IA) southbound through Fairfax, IA. This was IAIS 517's first time leading a revenue freight after being delivered ... (more)
A pair of Iowa Interstate ES44AC's lead a unit ethanol train running as BICB as it takes the siding in Brooklyn, Iowa and heads west, meeting the eastbound CBBI freight that's holding on the main.... (more)
On a beautiful 4th of July morning Iowa Interstate threw a few oddball trains on the railroad. The railroad usually shuts down on holidays and only had 2 Council Bluffs Switchers scheduled to run ... (more)
IAIS 517 leads XCRSA up the grade and around the curves between 120th St and 220th Trail grade crossings.
IAIS 517 leads LHF and NS 9516 trails on an extra CRSA (South Amana-Cedar Rapids-South Amana). Crews typically don't like running these locomotives LHF; however, the brand new IAIS GEVO must have ... (more)
IAIS 517 makes its first run on the east end of the system leading BICB
IAIS 517 sits in the shop at South Amana. 517 is the first of three new ES44ACs to be delivered to IAIS.
517, the first of three new GEVO's, gets prepped in the engine facility.