Keokuk Junction's ABA F-units lead a pair of ex-ATSF GP20s and about 40 cars of pipe through Sciota. The pipe came off the Union Pacific in the Peoria area and is being staged in Keokuk.
Keokuk Junction's ABA F-units lead a pair of ex-ATSF GP20s and about 40 cars of pipe through New Philadelphia. The pipe came off the Union Pacific in the Peoria area and is being staged in Keokuk... (more)
National Railway Equipment in Silvis, IL completed the new Rock Island 1275 last week. Iowa Interstate's Rock Island heritage was at NRE for wheel work and the pair were put together for a few ph... (more)
Iowa Interstate's Rock Island heritage "comes home" to the ex-Rock Island shop at Silvis, IL. What was once the running-repair building is now home to NRE's wheel truing lathe. The Iow... (more)
One of the few remaining "Bandits" won't be a bandit much longer. After spending the summer in NRE's deadline waiting for a turn through the shop for overhaul and repaint, the time has finally co... (more)
PRLX 8139, on lease to the BNSF, runs through leading a BNSF GE on a CP sand train through Davenport.
An eastbound stack train passes under the classic ATSF cantilever signal bridges guarding the crossovers at Verona.
Norfolk Southern's Wabash heritage came to the IAIS on a run-through coal train. While the coal is being unloaded, the NS power is utilized on other trains until returned on the empties. NS 1070... (more)
Iowa Interstate's CBBI works the east end of Silvis Yard with both specially painted ES44AC's in the consist. The tail end of BICB's train is seen blocking RP.net contributor Tom Farence's view o... (more)
The Monongahela heritage holds outside of Savanna pending a crew change and traffic ahead along the Mississippi River.
The Nickel Plate heritage leads an empty oil train from Missouri to the North Dakota oil field over the Keokuk Junction at Bushnell. The classic CB&Q signal bridges were replaced in the fall of 2... (more)
A westbound Q train passes the former CB&Q searchlight signal at the west siding switch Big Rock. There aren't many CB&Q style searchlights left with the extra spacing and finial.
Eight engines lead the BRCNTW into Lee with thunderheads growing on the southern horizon.
A former BN GP39-2 is teamed up with a former ATSF B40-8W on the Barstow to Clinton local. It is passing a rock painted to honor military and first responders of Scott County, IA.
A westbound freight led by an SD40-2 is holding just off the Mississippi River bridge while an inspection train with just the E9A's and 3 cars passes. Scanned from a 35mm print.