Freshly watered, the QJs continue westbound towards Council Bluffs with the BICB train.
QJs 7081 and 6988 lead the BICB train east of Casey.
Iowa Interstate's "West " train hammers through Casey at track speed.
BICB passes over US 59 at Hancock with the QJs in charge.
After leaving a train of empty grain cars on the wye at Yocum Connection, the IAIS 484 waits in the siding at Homestead for BICB to pass by. These would become some of the last miles for the IAIS ... (more)
Iowa Interstate's BICB train swings around the curve at Moscow, Iowa.
A late BICB passes the Durant cemetery, headed for a crew-train swap at Moscow with the CBBI train out of Iowa City.
BICB Blue Island to Council Bluffs rolls past the restored Rock Island depot.
As blue as a Chicago sky can get in late summer.........IAIS 703 storms through south suburban Tinley Park.
A westbound IAIS manifest crosses the Iowa River on its way out of town. The first three geeps are no longer on the roster while the fourth geep is being converted into a slug. Scanned from a 35... (more)
Manifest train "CBBI" switches Missouri Division Junction in Davenport, Iowa before moving on to Rock Island, Illinois.
Iowa Interstate's "RIIC" train leaves Walcott, Iowa after meeting a "CBBI" manifest.
IAIS's BICB train departs Iowa City behind QJ 6988.
IAIS 703 leads a "BICB" train at Atkinson, Illinois.