A empty IAIS coal train heads for Peoria on a nice and sunny Spring day.
An empty coal train out of Cedar Rapids rolls back east towards Peoria as they past the ex-Rock Island depot at West Liberty. The IAIS purchase the 400 from the Chrome Crankshaft in 1988. This uni... (more)
IAIS empty coal train heads for Peoria, IL.
An eastbound coal train crawls through the Northstar siding as Gerdau Ameristeel's Wilton, Iowa "Mini Mill' hums in the background.
IAIS 721 south with "the empty coal train," plus two hoppers, exits a wooded portion of the 2nd Subdivision near the Tri-County RV center.
The plow clears the front deck's railing by about a foot - this house comes closer to a rail line than any other I've seen! It's even got a river view and its own dock, too.
The perfect house: Just outside Peoria, a beautiful view of the Illinois River out the back deck, and the Iowa Interstate running just off your front deck. Sounds like my kind of house! IAIS 721 i... (more)
A pair of eastbounds are tied down at Rock Island yard and will be heading for Peoria later in the morning.