Railfans who were fortunate enough to witness the last years of steam on the Jitong Railway will never forget the experience, particularly if they braved the sub-freezing temperatures to capture t... (more)
6988 is out in the country but will soon arrive in Mitchellville.
Iowa Interstate QJ 6988 leads a excursion east, just west of Michellville.
A friendly gesture from a Trainman in the vestibule of one of the P70 coaches on the steam train........
Iowa Interstate QJ 6988 leads a excursion into Mitchellville. Word on the street has it this is the last weekend of excursions for the 6988 before retirement.
6988 leads one of its trips back into Mitchellville, where it will re-load passengers.
IAIS QJ 6988 leads the 2nd trip out of five up the hill and into Altoona.
IAIS QJ #6988 leads an eastbound passenger train at Altoona Iowa.
Running between the corn and the soy beans the 6988 eastbound a couple of miles west of Mitchellville on it's first run with it's whistle screaming laying down the smoke at track speed.
Early morn at Mitchelville,IA. on the Iowa Interstate RR..
IAIS 6988 leads her second steam excursion trip of the day towards Mitchellville where she will take on 1,000 more gallons of water. IAIS 703 would lead the train West and 6988 would take it back ... (more)