An SD38-2 and a pair of GP38-2's on a Silvis to Peoria manifest.
The Reading heritage unit flies along the former-Rock Island line between Blue Island and Silvis, IL.
An NS haulage grain train on the IAIS from Des Moines to Peoria passes over a small creek west of Annawan. The NS has been using IAIS access to Des Moines to handle these trains for several years... (more)
A nice layer of hoar frost appears after the morning fog lifts just in time for IAIS 701 East to appear.
Norfolk Southern's "Honoring Our Veterans" SD60E leads Iowa Interstate's Silvis to Peoria train along US Highway 6 east of Annawan. Happy Veterans Day!
I'm pretty sure everyone that was out for the steam engine got the train here.
IAIS 7081 crosses Mud Creek just west of Annawan,IL..
IAIS 7081 leads the 1130 Excursion from Geneseo to Annawan and return over the creek west of Annwan.
Increasing speed out of Annawan, NKP 765 continues west along the former Rock Island.
Kudos to the Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society for resisting the urge to wash 765 during Train Festival. Here she is in all her dirty glory at Annawan, Illinois on the return trip from Burea... (more)
An extra Rock Island - Peoria train makes its way through Annawan on a cool November morning.
Eastbound train No. 2 passes the elevators at Annawan behind a rare former IC GP28, only 26 were built by EMD.