CICR 123 passes part of the Iowa City university campus at Oakdale on 3 October 2008 en route to Cedar Rapids
IAIS 502 + 510 approach Iowa City with a Rock Island - Cedar Rapids turn
A heavy fog blanketed the entire Iowa City area on a cool Saturday morning as Iowa Interstate GP38-2 721 went about its business, oblivious to the numerous railfans looking for the QJs. Note the c... (more)
Having completed a two-day string of special moves, the RDC QJ's are heading back to their home in Newton.
IAIS 502 + 510 have been in traffic less than a week as they pass West Liberty IA with a late running Rock Island - Cedar Rapids turn on 24 September 2008
IAIS 704 + 719 + 715 + 152 + 705 pass Homestead IA with a very late running BICB manifest on 8 October 2008
CP 3108 stands in the siding at Downey IA leading the CP track geometery train over the Iowa Interstate on 8 October 2008
As if this shot needs an introduction...Railroad Development Corp's QJ's have been adorned for the Iowa Interstate Railroad to double-head 66 cars east to Rock Island as part of a weekend event to... (more)
The 2 QJ's start to pull out of Iowa city with 65 cars, 42 loads 23 emptys headed for Rock Island.
Iowa Interstate's QJs operated a series of trips to raise funds for the Salvation Army Flood Relief during the third weekend in October.
The QJ's along with eight commuter cars cross the iowa River on the return trip to Newton.
Thundering into the fog and rising sun go the QJs of IAIS not far from the home of the Hawkeyes. Never heard wether they beat Wisconsin.
Doubleheader east of Iowa City with the sun trying to burn off the fog.
IAIS GE ES44AC's 507 and 509 at the sand tower on the yard service track in prep for the ICCR run.
In their first week on the railroad, a pair of brand new GEs switches cars for the Cedar Rapids turn. Not your typical yard switchers! And not your typical road power on a regional carrier.