Westbound at McClelland. IA. IAIS 406 was originally IC8257.
Several IAIS geeps await disposition while the nose of former IAIS 7976 lies on its side. The 7976 was used as a parts source for a long time and the nose is all that is left of it.
This was an easy shot (trafic permitting) of the daily westbound train arriving in the Bluffs on a late summer afternoon. The three Alco's on the roster was a reminder of growing up on Long Island... (more)
Back in the day the 400's ruled the roost, IAIS 407 leads the "BICB" train west out of Davenport, Iowa.
IAIS 407 now sold and off the roster.
IAIS 407 and two w/b across the IC and ATSF at Joliet, Il 25MAR90