Parked North of Beisser Lumber,the "Tramp" has just finished setting out one car at Beisser,and is now tied down until the next day. The two flat cars are for CB&I in Clive. This branch line is fo... (more)
IAIS 706 and 701 enter the Joliet Yard, to pick up three cars.
On a beautiful, Monday afternoon, the Iowa Interstate picks up three cars in the old EJ&E Yard, in Joliet.
A short East train get through Atalissa enroute to Rock Island.
The Rock Island switcher is busy working the eastend of the yards.
An empty hopper train from Cedar Rapids to Newton pulls in at the east end of Newton. 2 newer GP38's and 3 older GP38's power this empty train out of C.R. From here the empites will be put on the ... (more)
A grain extra comes off the IAIS Second Sub and onto the First Sub shortly after the QJ's came through. B&W mode with Orange Filter.
IAIS 706 leads sister units 717 and 721 on the wetbound road frieght bound for Council Bluffs.
Shortly after the triple-headed steam special departed, the train from Peoria-Bureau came around the wye bound for the yard a short distance west of here.
IAIS 706 works on dumping more ballast on the new siding in Silvis while the tamper and ballast regulator receive some attention on the old siding.
A trio of black and yellow GP38-2's pull hard out of what looks like an industrial Blue Island, when infact its quite the opposite.
The Blue Island - Council Bluffs daily manifest on a windy Iowa day.
Newly delivered units IAIS 706 and 718 at Council Bluffs. Note the that the nose has a RI-themed logo now opposed to striping.