Following the IAIS Board of Directors meeting, a business train takes the executives back to South Amana. The train is crossing the Mississippi River on the Government Bridge.
Following the IAIS Board of Directors meeting, a business train takes the executives back to South Amana. The train is pulling up to The Q, the future depot when train service to Moline starts.
Canadian Pacific's "TEC Train" is southbound holding the mainline at Bettendorf while a northbound empty sand train with run-through BNSF power takes the siding.
Iowa Interstate's heritage engines are paired together and tied down on the "second eastbound" that will run to Blue Island later in the night while the "first eastbound" depar... (more)
Iowa Interstate's eastbound CBBI draws a crowd, featuring 3 heritage units: IAIS 513, IAIS 516, and NS 1066.
CP SD60-3 6305 was rebuilt by NRE from SOO 6053 and is waiting for the CP to pick up and return to service.
Iowa Interstate borrowed Canadian National's geometry car, testing the mainline from Council Bluffs, IA to Peoria, IA, seen here passing Silvis Yard.
Iowa Interstate's Rock Island Switcher works the Milan Branch, passing the Case Runaround and Rock Island River Terminal spur.
Iowa Interstate's westbound road freight passes the former Missouri Division Junction. In the Rock Island days, this is where the mainline to Kansas City split from the mainline to Omaha.
CP SD40-2 6073 is between assignments at Nahant Yard.
A rebuilt AC4400 leads 473 out of the Bettendorf siding. Trailing are 3 more AC4400 rebuild candidates.
A pair of rebuilt AC4400's bring CP's Bensenville to Nahant manifest over Duck Creek.
The BNSF Barstow to Rock Island turn rarely rates 6-axle power, but on this day a former Santa Fe rebuilt SD45-2 gets the honors in downtown Moline.
The BNSF Barstow to Rock Island turn sports a freshly repainted GP50 with an added numberboard brow in downtown Moline.