Train built and air-test finally complete, Iowa Interstate's PESI 04 road freight takes the signal to depart off TZPR's West Lead yard track as it slow rolls at 10 mph across the Illinois River li... (more)
Iowa Interstate's PESI 25 road freight takes a slow, 10 mph stroll north through downtown Peoria as it creeps beside Water Street past the many repurposed brick buildings of the city's old Warehou... (more)
What would be my final shot of an Iowa SD38-2, #150 leads a tardy SIBI through Tinley Park.
IAIS 150 East leads a very late SIBI by the nicely restored depot at Seneca.
If you are going to do the IAIS now days, bring your racing shoes! Keeping up on this 40 mph track isn't the easiest. Here the west train rumbles thru the small town of Homestead a few miles east ... (more)
If you are going to do the IAIS now days, bring your racing shoes! Keeping up on this 40 mph track isn't the easiest. Here the west train rumbles thru the small town of Downey a few miles east of ... (more)
The Blue Island to Council Bluffs daily freight rumbles across the Iowa River in downtown Iowa City. The train is working west towards South Amana from Silvis. In the consist the 1 of the 4 the S... (more)
The west train passes over a partially frozen Cedar River near Moscow. The train is working west from Silvis to South Amana on the Iowa City Sub. The Iowa Interstate has a pair daily freights that... (more)
The newest unit to the Iowa Interstate fleet leading a morning Eastbound out through the CSX Rockdale Yard on the former Rock Island. IAIS 519 is dedicated to Paul Banner. Third out of this consis... (more)
An Alco takes a spin on the former Rock Island open pit turntable in Iowa Interstate's Council Bluffs yard. The turntable is still there today, but is now surrounded by development of IAIS's inter... (more)
FRA Inspection train waits below as IAIS BICB departs Davenport.
IAIS 511 leads the SACR2 north approaching Walford, Iowa.
IAIS 500 and friends sit at the South Amana shops awaiting maintenance.
519, named after the first president for the Iowa Interstate) sits on track 7 before being put into service. Although 519 was the third new GEVO added to the fleet it was the second to arrive on t... (more)
Iowa Interstate train SIPE roars through the Rumbold & Kuhn elevator at Putnam, IL