The two crewmen aboard a southbound #914 train lost their lives in this mishap. Although still under investigation, the train may have been routed off the main, through the BNSF's yard lead switch... (more)
Brand new GEVOs for the Interstate await forwarding to Iowa City. A BICB train working the yard will grab these units on their way out of town and take them west.
Emergency officails tend to the wreckage of #914's aftermath.
Contractors assemble the driving rods, and perform other set up work on Chinese QJ 7081 at IAIS's Iowa City shops.
A string of EMD hulks sit at the east end of the Silvis shops, waiting further disposition.
Just in from Iowa City, QJ 6988 ties up at Iowa Interstate's Rock Island Yard.
QJ 6988 puffs away at Rock Island, Illinois, waiting to show her stuff on the weekend trips out of Rock Island, Illinois for the RiverWay celebration. Kudos to Tami McNair, who provided the flash-... (more)
QJ 6988 & 7081 teamed with MILW 261 come westbound with an excursion at Mineral, Illinois.
The Riverway Excursion continues on the fourth and final journey of the weekend as "IAIS" 6988 South passes under US Highway 61 at Davenport, Iowa.
The QJs and 261 make it home at 44th Street Rock Island.
The Mopac's eagle is proudly displayed on heritage UP 1982.
ICE 6211 and the CP Holiday Train west of Leaf River. After a meet with an MCBE train at Kitridge, the train will highball for the 3:30pm stop at Savanna.
The "BN" Barstow job pulls through the dip southbound, under the Government Bridge while above, an Iowa Interstate MW #311 job utilizes a vacuum truck on flat car to perform routine clean up acros... (more)
A nose view of IAIS #510 that has just been set out by IC&E's #910 assignment. The Iowa Interstate's RISW local will soon show up to take the unit to Rock Island yard.
Challenger #3985 pulls an NRHS Convention special southbound on the former C&EI.