IAIS 701 awaits quietly in the IAIS yard in Silvis, IL. Meanwhile, hundreds of engines await their final fate right next door at NRE Silvis.
Eastbound IAIS local heads out of the Carbon Cliff Siding.
IAIS 701 leads the SIBI east at Convent Curve in Tinley Park.
Iowa Interstate's Silvis to Peoria train passes one of the many grain elevators that dot the mainline system-wide.
A nice layer of hoar frost appears after the morning fog lifts just in time for IAIS 701 East to appear.
Iowa Interstate ran a campaign train from Council Bluffs,Iowa to Des Moines for candidate David Young.
IAIS 701 brings up the rear of the Train Festival's twice daily round-trip excursion to Walcott. NKP 765 pulled the train west to Walcott and the 701 was used to pull the train back to Rock Islan... (more)
Making their usual early Sunday afternoon run south, Iowa Interstate's daily "Bureau Switcher" local freight heads down-grade approaching Peoria with a duo of GP38-2's in charge.
The Des Moines Switcher heads back to Des Moines with a few cars from the South Amana job they meet at Newton today. Here they pass one of the few restored depots along the Iowa Interstate, ex-Roc... (more)
Pulling east toward Moline on the BNSF, IAIS 701 leads the Walcott lunch train out of the Lower Yard.
Idling on the rear end of the Walcott lunch train, IAIS 701 waits for a day of scenic excursions during Train Festival 2011 in Rock Island.
Iowa Interstate 701 heads West through Downtown Des Moines with 25 or so cars,as my 7 year old daughter takes her first train picture.