The heritage of the line in Iowa can still be found on the mailbox, even almost 10 years after the IC took back over the CC&P lines. Couple old IC veterans SD40's head-up this westbound local tow... (more)
Illinois Central SD40A #6014 was built August 1969. Unit later was re# Illinois Central Gulf #6014. Later, 6014 was rebuilt to SD40-2R standards and re# back to IC #6014. 6014 was retired February... (more)
IC SD40-2 6014 leads the deadline at Homewood. Behind 6014 are two rarities, Ottawa Central RS18 1865 and GTW SD40-2 5936, one of just two still in blue paint. The IC and GTW engines are just stor... (more)
Regular Merchandise Train from Chicago, IL - Waterloo, IA goes through the S-curves east of Galena.
After making a setout and a pickup in the yard 571 is now shoving back to the depot to call it a day. This train will be 569's outbound which will leave for Marcus around 21:00 tonight.
A 337 train rolls into Dubuque, Iowa. After some switching in Dubuque Yard, the train will head west out to Peosta to meet it's counterpart 338 train.
Having just met a 338 train, IC 6014 crawls out of the hole at Peosta with the 337.
M-337 has a lot of power today 107 cars into Dubuque
Having switched the track, this crewman rides the bottom step as he guides the train through the yard.
A pair of IC SD40's work as a yard job in Johnston Yard as the birds fly the coop.
M-338 having only 40 cars has no trouble getting up to speed
IC 6014 strolls West, running on red signals and lengthy speed restrictions.
Heading west on CN's Freeport Sub.
CN switch job exits east end of E Dubuque tunnel
Intermodal train I-04 swings through the curve at Walls, MS.