516 West at Moline
BICB(Blue Island to Council Bluffs) led by 513 with 516 trailing crosses Nebraska Street in Bureau Junction. This is the junction of the E-W main with the branch to Peoria, IL.
Rock Island heritage crosses the Iowa River as Iowa Interstate's BICB train shows why "It's Great To Be A Hawkeye!"
Iowa Interstate #513 hustles the West Train through Atalissa en route to Yard Limit South Amana.
Westbound at Hancock, IA.
Iowa Interstate Blue Island to Council Bluffs road train is pulling out of former Rock Island yards passing Vermont Ave Station.
2015 is closed out at the site of the former CRI&P Depot at Davenport, Iowa. Pictured is Iowa Interstate's Rock Island heritage unit #513 taking the point on the Blue Island-Council Bluffs manifes... (more)
Busy times on the IAIS as two trains are meeting with the yard job on another track! CBBI with the 502 pulls into the yard as BICB with the 150 awaits its turn to leave.
After a long delay from a natural gas leak in Oxford, IA that had the RR shut down for a few hours the BICB get under way with a new crew with the IAIS #513 Rock Island heritage unit leading.
Iowa Interstate's BICB train crosses over Interstate 280 with the newly delivered IAIS #516 in tow. The unit will be dropped off at the shops in South Amana to be set up for duty.
Westbound Iowa Interstate Blue Island to Council Bluffs train
Westbound IAIS 505 races by the old Rock Island depot at Marseilles, IL
BICB with 500,512,and 702 rolls through West Des Moines.
A heavy powered west train passes the ghosts of the Rock Island Lines, as the crew prepares the assault up the hill at Davenport.