IAIS 6988 pulls a freight train over the Grinnell diamond
Last of the Blue Hour
Rising well before dawn, I made the trek to the hallowed Brickworks Valley (named by railfans, the term is unknown to the local populace) to be rewarded by... (more)
6988 is heading home after pulling a series of fundraisers.
6988 is heading home
IAIS 6988 departs Menlo as seen from some distance away thru the 300mm telephoto lens.
IAIS 6988 hauls a sixteen car revenue freight westbound through Marengo, IA at track speed of 40 MPH.
To celebrate Independence Day and Oxford's Sesquicentennial the Iowa Interstate RR and the Oxford Fire Department ran steam trains between Oxford and Iowa City between 10AM and 6PM on July 4th..Th... (more)
USA flags are being affixed for our country's greatest day!
On July 4th, a family watches from their classic 1959 Ford Galaxie as Iowa Interstate's benefit steam trip operates out of Oxford, Iowa.
After a weekend of excursions in nearby Anita and Menlo, Iowa Interstate 's QJ blows through my favorite Iowa town, enroute to Newton from Council Bluffs.
IAIS6988 deadheaded from Council Bluffs to Newton after weekend trips based out of Menlo on Saturday and Anita on Sunday. On the deadhead move the train is in Anita siding as the BICB rolls by on ... (more)