The AAPRCO special heads west along the old Rock Island with a destination of Omaha, NE.
The east train passes through Atalissa.
The westbound Bird passes under the coal chute with the Katy, an Olympic, and the Rio Grande heritage units.
Westbound 503 prepares to make its last stop at Elburn while an eastbound DPU pusher coasts by on the other main.
The eastbound Bird passes the barn at Peck.
BNSF's Clinton to Bettendorf local heads south on IC&E rails in front of MidAmerican Energy's Riverside Generating Station.
IAIS 715 heads west with IAIS business car "Hawkeye" on an inspection trip from Blue Island to Council Bluffs.
The slug set returns from Silvis with ADM feed hoppers off the BNSF.
A one-of-a-kind Baldwin Locomotive Works rebuild with EMD products still works tirelessly at BNSF's Topeka Shops.
A look inside Mid-America Car at the edge of the fence we see a freshly painted ex-ATSF GE, MAC's SW1 shop switcher, a KCS SW1500, ex-UP SD90MAC, and a KCS SD60.
An eastbound stack train bypasses Rose Yard on the mainline while NS 62A is tied down in the yard.
An eastbound manifest heads past downtown Altoona an approaches WORKS.
A set of helpers glide downhill into Altoona on Main 1 while another set runs uphill on Main 3 at SLOPE.
A pair of SD80MACs head east past ALTO and will head into Rose Yard.
CIC Job 1 has been summoned to dump ballast on the ex-MILW Amana Line. They're passing the old depot heading west to clear up in the siding for the IAIS coal empties coming out of Cedar Rapids be... (more)