A special passenger train led by an IAIS GP38-2 and IANR's Rock Island painted F40 take 3 leased Amtrak "Amfleet" coaches and IAIS business car Hawkeye on a round trip from Iowa City to Newton. G... (more)
QJs 6988 & 7081 head back East after turning at the wye at Homestead, IA enroute to the old Rock Island Depot to pick up passengers who detrained earlier.
QJ doubleheaded freight pulls into the Iowa City yard.
IAIS 628 & 703 pose on the ready tracks at Iowa City Yard.
QJs 6988 & 7081 move light westbound over the Iowa River at Iowa City, en-route to Newton, Iowa.
In celebration of the 150th Anniversary of the first railroad bridge across the Mississippi River, the IAIS is running several excursions to mark the occasion with the Chinese QJ's they are hostin... (more)
QJ 6988 & 7081 West cross the Iowa River at Iowa City, IA.
QJ 7081 returns to Iowa City lite engine after a successful break-in run to Homestead.
QJ 6988 takes a breather in front of the ex-Rock Island depot in Iowa City after it's first shakedown run out to Homestead and back.
IAIS's BICB train departs Iowa City behind QJ 6988.
IAIS 701 East brings "CBBI" into Iowa City Yard for a power swap-out, and a fresh crew for the journey to Rock Island, Illinois.
The Hawkeye Express brings Iowa fans into Iowa City and Kinnick Stadium for the football game with Montana behind IANR F-40 #678, painted in a Rock Island inspired scheme.
Contractors assemble the driving rods, and perform other set up work on Chinese QJ 7081 at IAIS's Iowa City shops.
CIC job #22 crosses the Iowa River near the Old Capitol building in Iowa City.
A look inside IAIS' Iowa City shops has the 710 getting some attention before being sent out on the next assignment.