"Last Stand of the GP38's" The first Iowa Interstate ES44AC's had already arrived on property when my Dad & I caught train RINSU running into Chicago over the jointed rail of CSX's New ... (more)
John Dziobko photo ID 539401 shows what this place looked like 45 years ago....CHECK IT OUT!!
IAIS OCS from Peoria crosses the BNSF at Colona,IL.on it's way back to Silvis.
At dusk, a pair of IAIS GP38-2s brings empty hoppers to Moline for temporary storage.
Wearing Her Sixth Uniform...
IAIS GP38-2 712 & IAIS SD38-2 151 switch cars around Burr Oak Yard as they build BISI-03. IAIS 712 started her career as Penn Central 7994.
A pair of Iowa Interstate GP38-2's hustle local freight BUSW-08, north, up the Peoria Subdivision, former 2nd Subdivision, past the tiny town of Rome, Illinois. Several rumors have been going arou... (more)
An overhead view of a nose to nose pair of GP38-2's.
Figuring out where the road starts and the railroad begins is usually difficult without snow in Peoria heights. The snow just makes things worse.
The Bureau-Peoria roadswitcher heads southboun... (more)
Eastbound Iowa ethanol awaits its crew change in Rockdale.
Eastbound Iowa ethanol slides under the vintage, Rock Island signal bridge in Joliet.
The Bureau Switcher works its way southbound toward Peoria with 100+ empty coal cars, as well as a few other cars for interchange with the Tazewell and Peoria.