The two QJ's are hauling 66 cars to the Quad Cities as part of a fund drive for flood relief.
I was thinking about this trip earlier, it's been many years now and it wasn't until I loaded up the images I remembered....this was the day I fell in love with chasing mainline steam. I'd only h... (more)
QJs 6988 & 7088 team up to haul the "Turn" eastbound out of Iowa City, showing they can turn a buck while on the way to Trainfest 2011 in the Quad Cities.
An ICRI train with a pair of GEs leaves Walcott in it's wake while heading east for Rock Island.
With a warrant into Rock Island, a pair of 500s have the eastbound Turn in firm control, passing the station sign at Stockton.
A sub-zero day finds an ICRI train crunching eastbound at the York Road crossing just west of Walcott.
The Iowa City turn heads east for Rock Island yard, seen here passing the junction in Davenport.
Railroad Development Corp's QJ's have been adorned for the Iowa Interstate Railroad as part of a weekend event to benefit The Salvation Army’s efforts to assist communities impacted by June floods... (more)
As if this shot needs an introduction...Railroad Development Corp's QJ's have been adorned for the Iowa Interstate Railroad to double-head 66 cars east to Rock Island as part of a weekend event to... (more)
The 2 QJ's start to pull out of Iowa city with 65 cars, 42 loads 23 emptys headed for Rock Island.
After Making a stop in Walcott for water the two steamers start to pull again.
The Rock Island turn arrives at Missouri Division Junction.
An eastbound Iowa Interstate freight leaves Walcott.