IAIS 500 and IAIS 504 takes CBBI east through Blue Island, pulling into Burr Oak ending its journey. Seen here is the train passing the second tower on the Rock Island District, BI Tower. The fate... (more)
Tom Golden photo.
Paul Meyer photo.
The skies opened up to let the sun shine down on IAIS 513, Rock Island, leading SICSX through Blue Island, Illinois on it's way to interchange with the CSX in Barr Yard.
Before backing down th... (more)
Iowa 501 leads a daylight BICB west through New Lenox.
Paducah GP's are pulling grain from the Union Pacific yard in Council Bluffs, IA.
Stacks behind a GP7 on the Iowa Interstate in 1987. The GP in PNC colors was built as Union Pacific 725 in 1953.
IAIS 517 makes its first run on the east end of the system leading BICB
The US Highway 6 bridge just east of Council Bluffs is always a good spot to watch CBBI after it departs Council Bluffs, although the days are long gone when you could catch these units on the tra... (more)