IAIS 6988 arrives at Oxford, IA. In a short time, passengers will board the train and the first ride of the day will head for Coralville.
IAIS 700 arrives back at the South Amana yard with the 6988 and train.
IAIS 700 leads 6988 and train past the West Liberty depot
IAIS 700, 6988 and train depart Wilton, headed for the South Amana yard.
It's 2:16 PM; the 6988 and train arrive back in Wilton, pulled by IAIS 700. This marks the end of a successful day of excursions. After a final "photo run-by" the 700 will pull 6988, train and cre... (more)
It's 9:06 AM; the passengers are aboard and the train is off!
IAIS 6988 crosses the Cedar River in Moscow, Iowa. In approximately 5 minutes, the train will arrive at the Wilton depot, where passengers will board.
IAIS 6988 passes by the West Liberty Rock Island Depot.
IAIS 6988 crosses the Iowa River on the way to Wilton, IA
IAIS 6988 rounds the bend up to Half Moon Road, putting on a show at track speed.
IAIS 6988 approaches highway 151 at Homestead, Iowa.
IAIS 6988 is on the move and approaching the curve into Homestead.
It's 6:17 AM, August 22, 2021. The steam crew has finished their early morning inspection/maintenance and proceed to connect 6988 to the passenger cars. In a few minutes, they'll grab a warrant an... (more)
IAIS 6988 pulls a short cut of freight cars west towards Newton, IA after a few days of excursions out in Illinois.