The talk on the block was once the Iowa Interstate got their 3 new GEVO's on property the 4 SD38's were going to be stored. That is what ended up happening in late February 2020. Back in mid-Febru... (more)
Iowa 501 leads a daylight BICB west through New Lenox.
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)
IAIS BICB works through the Quad Cities as it gets through the "street running" portion of Davenport. Here the old Rock used to run in between two streets. IAIS 508 passes by the old hou... (more)
Crews have just boarded a pair of Iowa Interstate ES44AC's at the Indiana Harbor Belt's Blue Island Yard. The locos will back on to the cut of cars and assemble the BICB train to head west to Coun... (more)
After waiting for CSX to pass, IAIS 513 waist no time getting to track speed as it passes the depot.
Iowa 513 West is seen crossing the Rhine Creek at Oxford, IA.
IAIS BICB rolls through Iowa City with a long hooded lashup!
The Rock Island heritage unit leads BICB west through Rockdale Yard.
IAIS 150 leads BICB at Moline.
The CP is over at NRE while the BICB readies to depart Silvis Yard.
IAIS shut down -33 below zero temp wind chill -64 below...westbounds tied down at Silvis,IL........shades of a Wisconsin winter on the old Milwaukee Road back in the 1970's.......except the Milwau... (more)