It's not the Big Boy but how many regional railroads can boast the have steam on their roster? After a short stop to check the bearings 6988 heads east through Kellogg, Iowa on a test run from New... (more)
Two IAIS SD38-2s lead SIBU into Geneseo
Steam fever spreads. Even the engines making up Iowa Interstate’s CBBI (Council Bluffs, Iowa to Blue Island, IL) are puttin’ it out as Big Boy fever spreads. IAIS 601 (GP38, ex-Missouri Pacific) a... (more)
IAIS 509 leads BISI into Geneseo
The South Amana to Cedar Rapids turn job had 2 38's and 2 GEVO's for their daily trek to Cedar Rapids and back. Here the job passes the old depot at Amana on the Cedar Rapids Sub on their way sout... (more)
IAIS BICB rolls through Iowa City with a long hooded lashup!
IAIS 508 leads the daily Silvis to Blue Island train through New Lenox on beautiful Easter Sunday morning.
Iowa Interstate QJ 2-10-2 6988 leads an excursion back towards Mitchellville, Iowa after making a run to Altoona. The crew puts on a good show as the train flies around the bend.
Iowa Interstate 516 is on the point of an ethanol train as it waits to come off the IHB and head towards homerails. Meanwhile, a BNSF auto train waits at the signal to proceed through Blue Island ... (more)
The Rock Island heritage unit leads BICB west through Rockdale Yard.
Meet at the east end of Silvis Yard.
Iowa Interstate GP38-2 703 is on the west end of the excursion trains being pulled by QJ 6988 between Mitchellville and Altoona. The unit is in charge as the train reverses westbound.