Newly released Iowa Interstate Rock Island heritage 516 is teamed with Rock Island Heritage 513 crossing Northern Illinois enroute from Council Bluffs, Iowa to Blue Island, Illinois.
Iowa Interstate is a 30th anniversary paint job pared with IAIS 513 a true Rock Island heritage unit. Passing a Iowa City landmark a true RI Depot.
Iowa Interstate 511 and 508 slowly cross the ex-Rock Island bridge over the Iowa River as they approach the yard in Iowa City.
The Eastbound Council Bluffs to Blue Island train has just departed the new yard at Amana and heads East towards Iowa City.
IAIS 500 eases over the Iowa River towards the yard at Iowa City with the CBBI (Council Bluffs to Bureau, IL). Trailing are two of the ex-Reserve Mining SD38-2s.
IAIS daily Council Bluffs to Chicago train departing Homestead
A late running CBBI makes it way east to Blue Island, IL
Eastbound CBBI passes by a grain elevator in Downey, IA on Oct. 13, 2013 with ES44ACs No's/ 505 and 510.
The Iowa Interstate Council Bluffs to Blue Island train is dropping off a car in Rock island before proceeding east.
Train CBBI eases into Davenport as it does a bit of street running as it enters town.
East of Iowa City, IAIS 503 leads it's train through Downey on a clear fall morning.
IAIS 503 leads the daily CBBI past the old Rock Island depot in Iowa City.
A CBBI freight hurries eastbound past the former foundry buildings in Durant.
The East train pulls through the John Deere Commons area of downtown Moline, headed for Silvis Yard.
Eastbound Council Bluffs/Blue Island manifest passes the old Williams White Foundry in Moline,IL. on a beautiful 50 degree day.