WSOR 101 brings up the rear of the Milwaukee Road #261's North Pole Express.
IAIS 707 bringing up the rear of the IAIS 6988 excursion train. This was the morning deadhead move from Stuart to Menlo.
To celebrate Independence Day and Oxford's Sesquicentennial the Iowa Interstate RR and the Oxford Fire Department ran steam trains between Oxford and Iowa City between 10AM and 6PM on July 4th..Th... (more)
After a weekend of excursions in nearby Anita and Menlo, Iowa Interstate 's QJ blows through my favorite Iowa town, enroute to Newton from Council Bluffs.
After weekend trips out of Menlo on Saturday and Anita on Sunday, IAIS6988 deadheaded from Council Bluffs back to Newton on Monday morning, crossing this viaduct over McPherson Avenue shortly afte... (more)
On what is probably it's first excursion in years, still WSOR painted E9A #101 leads 261's train back east to Minneapolis for the return trip home. This unit is no stranger to these rails, as it w... (more)
The DM&E Boys took over the IMRL property on July 29, 2002. 2 months later I believe the crew toured the property with their DM&E business train. Here the Austin local is southbound on the Owatonn... (more)
After running two test trips, the benefit train is parked in the siding in Mitchellville, waiting to pull 5 benefit trips out of Mitchellville the next day.
IAIS QJ 6988 departs Brooklyn on an excursion to Victor as viewed from the open platform on the IAIS business car Hawkeye.
IAIS 6988 leading a firefighter special into Mitchellville IA 08/18/18
The Iowa Interstate prepares for a series of fundraising trips between West Liberty and Durant, IA for the local fire departments. The crew deadheaded the train to West Liberty a day early to mar... (more)
The IAIS borrowed WSOR theater car "Stone Gardner" to operate a special for the ASLRRA from South Amana to Silvis, passing the former Rock Island depot at Atalissa.
The IAIS business train deadheads home after spending a week entertaining guests at Oakmont, PA for the US Open.