Iowa Interstate train BICB (Blue Island to Council Bluffs) cruises west between Hancock and McClelland, Iowa, as seen from 330th Street overpass at York Center on April 12, 2016. Leading the train... (more)
Pounding the old GM&O and ATSF main’s on the former Rock Island, IAIS BICB heads west past the historic UD Interlocking Tower at Joliet Union Station. IAIS 513, Iowa Interstate’s Rock Island h... (more)
A pair of Iowa Interstate ES44AC's lead a unit ethanol train running as BICB as it takes the siding in Brooklyn, Iowa and heads west, meeting the eastbound CBBI freight that's holding on the main.... (more)
With the Rock Island heritage leading a seven unit consist, the Iowa Interstate's BICB gets on the move out of Iowa City, Iowa after holding to meet the 6988 steam special. The train is crossing o... (more)
BICB takes the main through CSX’s Rockdale Yard with IAIS 516, the anniversary ES44AC leading in the last bit of light left.
The westbound Blue Island - Council Bluffs road freight arrives South Amana as is passes the wye connection for the Cedar Rapids Sub.
BICB heads west through New Lenox for Council Bluffs with the usual solo gevo up front, in the last minutes of sunlight.
On a hot summer evening, BICB sits tied down at Silvis with a trusty SD38-2 and a GEVO while they wait for a crew to take it to Council Bluffs.
IAIS GP38-2 703 leads BICB West through Tinley Park.
The race is on! IAIS BICB (Blue Island, Illinois - Council Bluffs, Iowa) notches up along US Route 30 through 35.5 after waiting for Metra’s to clear.
IAIS 509 leads BICB-28 over the Iowa River in Iowa City, IA.
After meeting SASI minutes prior, BICB continues its journey west rounding the curve in Moscow.
IAIS 509 leads BICB-28 towards the Hwy 6 grade crossing, just "west" of West Liberty, IA.
IAIS 513 leads BICB-11 towards Oxford, Iowa.
The sun has started to break out as the 1100 Newton Switcher crew brings BICB east out of Ladora Iowa. Trailing on this days BICB is a N&S GP60 and a GMTX (ex KCS) cab end Switcher. The NS GP70 is... (more)