My first train of the year and the new decade was the IAIS SIBI with an awesome winter morning scene! Here is IAIS 516 bringing SIBI up the hill out of Joliet, IL on the former Rock Island. Welcom... (more)
IAIS 516 leading SIBI into Blue Island under the soon to fall Rock Island signals.
A solo SD38-2 handles an empty Peoria to Silvis grain train through the connection with the BNSF at Colona.
A Silvis to Peoria grain train passes through Mineral.
A duo of IAIS GP38’s blast out of Utica after doing interchange with the CSX.
IAIS 513 & 707 smoking South bound towards Peoria, IL out of Putnam.
IAIS 701 sits dormant at the IAIS Silvis yard. Meanwhile, hundreds of locomotives await their final orders just next door at NRE Silvis.
IAIS 513 leading SIPE South across a creek just South of Bureau Jct.
IAIS 513 & IAIS 707 leading the Silvis, IL to Peoria, IL train past the restored Rock Island depot in Chillicothe on the former Rock Island.
Crews have just boarded a pair of Iowa Interstate ES44AC's at the Indiana Harbor Belt's Blue Island Yard. The locos will back on to the cut of cars and assemble the BICB train to head west to Coun... (more)
IAIS 701 awaits quietly in the IAIS yard in Silvis, IL. Meanwhile, hundreds of engines await their final fate right next door at NRE Silvis.
After waiting for CSX to pass, IAIS 513 waist no time getting to track speed as it passes the depot.