GEVO 513 crosses onto the main to set out a cut of grain hoppers on the north siding for the ICCR turn.
Iowa Interstate's 502 leads the Rock Island heritage locomotive 513 over the Iowa River bridge in Iowa City.
Shortly after the sun has come up, 513 has finished the switching chores and backs across the yard to pick up more power to head east.
AHHH! THE LIGHT!!! IAIS 513 sees sunlight for the first time as it drags the Council Bluffs to Blue Island train out of Iowa City on a beautiful but cold January morning.
With the sun shining for the first time in a week, new Rock Island heritage GEVO 513 crosses First Avenue in Iowa City as it leads the CBBI towards the Quad Cities.
Yard crews clean snow off the cab of GEVO 500 the old fashioned way after only a couple inches of snow but with 40 moh winds piled snow on both units. 500 and 504 have just come in on the CBBI and... (more)
Iowa Interstate's Rock Island heritage locomotive leads 505, GP38-2 711, and SD38-2 154, on its first ever trip from Iowa City to Rock Island.
With the temperature well below zero, the IAIS is operating under a 30 mph cold weather speed restriction, the BICB leaves Iowa City with 718 and a pair of GEVO's. At Homestead, the crew will set ... (more)
The only two living things out in this frigid January morning are Canadian Geese and railfans. With the temperature at seven below and the steam rising off the river, the geese don't seem to mind!... (more)
The CBBI has uncoupled it's lead unit to head into the yard and left the remainder of the train and GEVO 509 idling in front of the old Rock Island Depot.
Iowa Interstate 507 and SD38-2 154, take the Eastbound out to First Ave. to pick up the conductor, during a light snow.
CRANDIC SW1500 117 is parked in the CIC yard in Iowa City. After more then nine days of clouds, rain and snow, the sun makes a brief appearance at sunset to illuminate the 117 against new fallen s... (more)
512 has put their train together and rolls past the ex-Rock Island Depot in Iowa City heading west.
GEVO 512 has uncoupled it's train and prepares to drop off the four GP38-2's and set out a few cars in the yard as the snow comes down.
What can be luckier the 711? Iowa Interstate GP38-2 711 is tied down on the main in the Iowa City Yard.