A west turn rocks past the old elevator nearing Iowa City.
IAIS 510 just pull out of Rockdale yard limits on its way west in daylight. Hey nice to meet you Don K.
On a sunday afternoon 510 leads the BICB in daylight.
IAIS's BICB rolls out of Chicagoland after the Metra rush, passing Metra's New Lenox depot.
Two GE's pull a monster of a BICB west near Walcott, Iowa.
Stopped at the normal daily stop, the Blue Island, IL to Council Bluffs, IA freight train begins to switch the paper plant at Marengo. The train has to cutoff at the east end of the siding to work... (more)
Pretty sad when a cool shortline railroad in Iowa now looks like a class one railroad. It has gone from Alco's and geeps to a single GEVO. Here a one unit wonder rolls west with the Blue Island, I... (more)
The West train has just pulled into Iowa City. Now the crew will setout a big chunk of cars for a 13:00 switch engine to switch out for the Cedar Rapids job. Also the crew will setout their rear 6... (more)
The Blue Island, IL to Council Bluffs, IA freight train roll west with 7 units today. The train is about ot pass over highway 6 couple miles west of West Liberty. This train will do power and trai... (more)
The Blue Island to Council Bluffs train passes through Grinell, Iowa
A tardy West train out of Rock Island passes through the junction behind a GE-EMD combo.
IAIS 504 & 510 take BICB off IHB trackage for Rock Island to head for points west in the late morning light.
Running long hood first, 702 leads a BICB uphill through Davenport.
A very late West train departs the Quad Cities as the #156 tows the BICB past 5th and Taylor Streets in Davenport.
IAIS 704 + 719 + 715 + 152 + 705 pass Homestead IA with a very late running BICB manifest on 8 October 2008