IAIS SIBI wrapping out of Joliet, Illinois on the former Rock Island.
IAIS 702 (GP38-2) leads IAIS SIBI east through Robbins, Illinois under the timeless Rock Island searchlights
IAIS 702 and another IAIS GP38-2 lead SIBI past the RI signal.
On a crystal clear October afternoon, a pair of IAIS GP38-2's lead a southbound freightless BUSW-11 down the Peoria Subdivision with an assortment of five former BNSF EMD's for the Norfolk Souther... (more)
A trio of Iowa Interstate EMD's lug a long mixed freight southbound on the Peoria Subdivision through a grain complex in Putnam, Illinois.
IAIS 702 leads two other locomotives south along the IAIS Peoria Sub as they pass through the grain complex in the small town of Putnam.
The Rock Island Switcher shoves an Ethanol train into Moline siding for transfer to the BNSF.
IAIS 702 leads the BICB along with 510 and 511. In the yard CSXT 1561 and 1551 sit over night.
Running long hood first, 702 leads a BICB uphill through Davenport.
Try 6 of the season brings me to Burr Oaks yet again... as IAIS 702 awaits the clearance of a Metra track gang. Again, the train would not quite make it out before sunset, or at least not early en... (more)
The Rock Island Switcher works the Milan Branch. The old Rock Island depot is now home to the Whistle Stop Java Shop.
IAIS 702 leads four other engines eastbound, having just departed the Newton Yard.
CBBI sweeps around the curve at West Liberty where the BCR&N mainline to Cedar Rapids used to cross.
CBBI pulls into town to make a setout before continuing for Rock Island then then Chicagoland.