Iowa Interstate's daily BICB is combined with empty NS grain train NSPEDM-04 through downtown Moline. NS 8102 is 5th of 5 and will eventually lead the loaded train back to Peoria from Des Moines.
157 along with Rock Island heritage GEVO 513 pull up the west leg of the wye at Yocum Connection.
The westbound roadfreight passes the old Rock Island depot in Marseilles. The IAIS operates on ex-RI trackage across Illinois and Iowa, and the railroad honors its history with a logo similar to ... (more)