FRA Inspection train waits below as IAIS BICB departs Davenport.
A duo of IAIS GP38’s blast out of Utica after doing interchange with the CSX.
A rather unusual consist waits to depart Blue Island with BICB.
This Iowa Interstate train makes its way through the downtown Peoria riverfront district.
Maintenance of way has just cleared-up and this train bound for Peoria has just received its final warrants and throttles-up to track speed.
CBBI closes in on Blue Island as Iowa 714 and 512 cruise under the Rock Island cantilever in Robbins.
Power lays over at the shop in Iowa City. The Iowa Interstate is currently building a new shop and yard near South Amana. I would expect this facility to be closed once the new shops are open. Tha... (more)
The Iowa Interstate has a job that goes to work at 5:00 during the week and works between Des Moines and Council Bluffs doing whatever is needed that week. Most times they are based in Atlantic, I... (more)
Its Christmas Eve, the 24 hour snow has come to an end, and the moon has broken through the clouds to watch 714 as it sits next to the sand tower waiting for the Iowa Interstate to resume service ... (more)
A change from the normal GEVO leaders! GP38-2 714 leads the CBBI through West Liberty.
On a sunny morning in Rockdale, an Iowa Interstate ethanol train awaits a new crew. Photo taken on private property, with permission.
A local crew has brought out an eastbound train from Rock Island to Carbon Cliff. This train will wait for a road crew to take it to Chicago.
All EMD. GP38-2 714 is in the lead of the BICB as it leans into the curve at Chambers Avenue east of Oxford, Iowa. 154 SD38-2 still in blue was the last of the SD's to receive IAIS colors.
Heading west to Council Bluffs at Marengo, IA.