The two Qjs in Iowa, seen here passing the former Rock Island depot in Wiota, will get another chance to stretch their legs this fall as they pull a series of Iowa flood relief fundraiser trips fr... (more)
Iowa Interstate GP38-2 720 leads 3 other GP38-2s on CBBI at Mokena.
The east train enters Arsenal Island passing the flag flying at half-mast in honor of the late former President Gerald Ford, who was laid to rest this same afternoon.
Even though the Rock Island has been gone for 26+ years, small clues of its once great past still exist. Note the similarities in the bridge logo with the nose logo.
The east train exits the Government Bridge and enters Arsenal Island.
A trio of IAIS GP38-2s lead their train East under an old Rock Island signal bridge in Mokena.
A trio of shiny Iowa Interstate GP38-2's roll through New Lenox with the Council Bluffs - Blue Island eastbound freight.
2 IAIS GP38-2s head east towards Blue Island on a 100 degree morning in Chicagoland.
Iowa 710 East rolling toward the Chicago suburbs.
Iowa 485 leads this CBBI to Blue Island.
Rebuilt Iowa 714 crosses four diamonds and passes "UD' tower where Iowa Interstate conductor Darrel recieves the orders from tower operator Jim.
A nice lash-up for the IAIS today on CBBI. IAIS 485 GP11 in IC paint, leads IAIS 303 GP9 in PNC Green, IAIS 601 GP38-2, and IAIS 401 GP10 through Joliet Station.
Iowa 431, 408, 468, 325, & 402... All the older power!
Daily train Council Bluffs-Blue Island stops at Rockdale to wait for clearance from Metra before proceeding to Blue Island.
Iowa 601 slipping in between the Metra trians.