The Iowa Interstate for a long time was a small geep railroad. In 2008 they step into the big power world buy purchasing 12 GEVO's from GE. That put an end to the small geep era. Here the west tra... (more)
Drone Shot - Iowa Interstate #516 crosses over Harrison St as it leads the BICB through downtown Davenport, IA
The Blue Island, IL, to Council Bluffs, IA, daily freight train is about to the South Amana Yard as it passes thru Homestead with one of the Rock Island painted GEVO's. This train will sit at Sout... (more)
Iowa Interstate No. 516 leads train BICB (Blue Island, Illinois, to Council Bluffs, Iowa) into the siding at Anita, Iowa, to meet its counterpart CBBI on April 12, 2016. GE ES44AC No. 516 is paint... (more)
Iowa Interstate train BICB (Blue Island, Illinois, to Council Bluffs, Iowa) is rolling through the siding meeting its counterpart CBBI at Anita, Iowa, on April 12, 2016.
Iowa Interstate train BICB (Blue Island, Illinois, to Council Bluffs, Iowa) soars over Graybill Creek just east of Hillis between Atlantic and Hancock, Iowa, on April 12, 2016. Leading the train i... (more)
IAIS 501 leads the BICB-29 west through downtown Tinley Park as CN 5561 and IAIS 514 trail behind.
After lunch at Porkies restaurant, we headed over to the west end of Silvis to watch IAIS's CBBI meet BICB. TO our luck, the IAIS switch crew utilizing a NS SD70 sped to the west end to throw the ... (more)
IAIS's BICB passes a ethanol train tied down in the siding. Had a fun day chasing this train with fellow RP.Net Contributor Tyler McCall and others.
Blue Island to Council Bluffs train is about to cross the BNSF diamond as it passes murals from Joliet Central High School. Existing Light.
Always nice to see standard cab unit leading road freights.
The Iowa's new 30th anniversary unit sits in Burr Oak yard waiting for a crew to take BICB west. 3rd out is the Rock Island heritage unit.
IAIS 516 roll's past the old Rock Island depot just after the midnight hour!!!!
A new IAIS GE heads BICB west thru the Quad cities on a beautiful but frigid February day.