BICB's new road power to Council Bluffs, consisting of: GP10 403, GP8 468, GP38-2 700, and GP38AC's 627 and 628.
A whole slew of power in Iowa City... from left to right, CBBI's new road power to Chicago, center track is the ICCR train building their air for the trip west, and closest is Iowa 403, a 1957 bui... (more)
The new BICB power is to left: IAIS 708, 709, 706, and 712; and off to the right is ICCR's power: 703, 153, 701, and 711; gathering their train for the trip to Cedar Rapids.
The one-of-a-kind 850 leads a classic consist into the yard at Iowa City. After making a setout, the train will continue to Council Bluffs.
A lineup of classic IAIS engines sits outside the yard office waiting to take a train west. Unfortunately none of these exist on today's roster.
A westbound IAIS manifest crosses the Iowa River on its way out of town. The first three geeps are no longer on the roster while the fourth geep is being converted into a slug. Scanned from a 35... (more)
The IAIS, BNSF, and the Iowa Democratic Party got together and ran a special train from Des Moines to the Governor's Inauguration Dinner/Ball that evening in Iowa City. The special is preparing t... (more)
IAIS 721, 710, 485, 628, and 627 depart Iowa City over the Iowa River with the west train bound for Council Bluffs.
IAIS 721 and BICB pull past IAIS 485 and the westbound power set at the west end of Iowa City yard.
After making the meet with 721 west at the east end of Iowa City yard, the Wilton Turn heads east with IAIS 400 leading the way.
IAIS 721 leads 5 other 700 series GP38-2's on the west train about to enter Iowa City yard.
IAIS GP11 485 along with 628 and 627 idle at the west end of Iowa City yard.
Although the Iowa River bridge was never double-tracked, Rock Island civil engineers were planning for it with double-track piers during construction.
A GP38-2 and SD38-2 await tests at the Iowa City "squarehouse."
The "East Train" gets it's power swapped out at Iowa City, Iowa before continuing the journey east to Rock Island, Illinois.