Iowa 403 swings around Kent Park curve in the last minutes of sunlight, with the west train in tow.
403 shoves a pair of boxcars into the siding at Hawkeye before continuing west into the setting sun.
BICB-17 departs Iowa CIty with old goats 403 and 468 up front leading over the Iowa River bridge.
New meets old here at Iowa City as BICB-17's power gets swapped out, and the older generation get a trun up front for the trip to Council Bluffs.
ICCR finally departs town over the Iowa River bridge with GP38-2 703 leading SD38-2 153, and GP38-2's 701 and 711. The train will take the connection in Homestead named the "Yocum Connector" and c... (more)
On lease to the IAIS as needed, but have yet to be needed, GMTX GP38-2's 2668 and 2672 have made Iowa City their home away from home since November 2006.
BICB's new road power to Council Bluffs, consisting of: GP10 403, GP8 468, GP38-2 700, and GP38AC's 627 and 628.
A whole slew of power in Iowa City... from left to right, CBBI's new road power to Chicago, center track is the ICCR train building their air for the trip west, and closest is Iowa 403, a 1957 bui... (more)
The new BICB power is to left: IAIS 708, 709, 706, and 712; and off to the right is ICCR's power: 703, 153, 701, and 711; gathering their train for the trip to Cedar Rapids.
With the five units struggling upgrade through Homestead, the previous days snow deposited a hefty amount of the white stuff... allowing the local plow truck to re-deposit it... well you get the i... (more)
Iowa 628 leads fellow GP38AC 627, GP38-2 700, GP8 468, and GP10 403 on a fairly late east train ...next stop - Iowa City.
Iowa 703 west sprints across the frozen plaines of Iowa enroute to Iowa City with tonnage bound for Cedar Rapids, IA.
CBBI hustles down hill and under Rte. 6 with a mixed bag of motive power including old work horses and a newer 700 series rebuild, ironically enough number 700.
Iowa 703 west glides through a scenic cut just 5 miles east of Iowa City.
RIIC takes to the streets of Davenport with 703 leading SD38-2's 153, 150, and 151.