A look inside the cab of 720 at night, dirty windows and all!
Iowa Interstate power backs into its outbound Cedar Rapids-bound coal train while TZPR power waits in the background.
IAIS 720 waits in Rockdale for a bridge tender to arrive.
It's Valentines Day! GP38-2 720 and GEVO 509 lean into the east switch at Yocum Connection after they have split off from their train to turn the power.
IAIS 720 and 711 leave town with the BUSW.
Iowa Interstate light power heading west on the IHB to cross over and then shove back to Blue Island Yard.
The east train arrives from Newton with the 720 leading the way across the Iowa River.
Waiting for Metra clearance as always, the daily Council Bluffs manifest is ready to roar with a matched set of 4 GP38-2's. In my 5 attempts to catch this train in daylight this summer... I have s... (more)
The Bureau-Peoria "rocket" rolls down the old Rock Island in the river valley, hard to beleive they had passenger trains at 70 mph on this line
Do you need a "foul line" in your driveway?
Photograher's notes: This is Iowa Interstate (former Rock Island) trackage heading directly into the TZPR North Limit Yard. Due to a number of circum... (more)
Clearing the diamonds at Joliet, the 4 EMD's get under way hauling ethanol eastbound over Metra territory.
An extra IAIS ethanol train bound for Blue Island and points east passes the old RI now CSXT MoW depot in "downtown" Ottawa.
The attractive IAIS units pass the Minooka grain elevator with extra ethanol for the east.