Frozen solid. IAIS 513 crosses the frozen Cedar River on a neat bridge, and will meet the BICB in just a couple miles.
IAIS' Rock Island heritage unit has the point of an eastbound at Victor.
#513 brings the East train across the Iowa River into Iowa City Yard for a crew change and power swap out.
#513 gets a break between drifts as it's snow packed face leads the East train through Marengo.
CBBI cruises through Oxford with a snow packed pair of GEVOs.
IAIS #506 leads an eastbound through Davenport on the approach to the Arsenal Bridge.
Passing the BCR&N, RI Depot at West Liberty, IA
The Rock Island heritage GEVO kicks up some snow and rounds the curve at Durant, at trackspeed.
Over the years fans have shot this classic pose of Rock Island trains crossing the Santa Fe and GM&O diamonds at Joliet. 30 years after the Rock ceased operations IAIS 513 fondly brings back the ... (more)
A CBBI comes off the Government Bridge onto a causeway built up to the structure's second deck.
IAIS 513 crawls across the bridge connecting Iowa and Illinois, and is a few minutes from a crew change in Rock Island.
AHHH! THE LIGHT!!! IAIS 513 sees sunlight for the first time as it drags the Council Bluffs to Blue Island train out of Iowa City on a beautiful but cold January morning.
After switching out its train and getting more power At Iowa City and now crossing the frozen Cedar River on its way to Davenport and Rock Island.
First Light on a sharp paint job.
Having just met counterpart BICB at Northstar siding, IAIS #513 leads the East train past Gerdau Ameristeel's mini-mill at Wilton.