IAIS 704 and 400 work the East end of the Rock Island Yard just days before the 400 series locomotives where stored in Council Bluffs.
RDC's two QJ 2-10-2 steam locomotives cross the Mississippi River entering into Rock Island.
On the return trip from Walcott IAIS 7081 glides smoothly over Duck Creek.
A group of Boy Scouts gets ready to board the Southwest Chief on their way to Philmont Scout Ranch in Northeast New Mexico.
Amtrak NPCU 90224 leads the Illinois Zephyr out if Galesburg as CB&Q 4-6-4 3006 sits ready to show off for the 2008 Galesburg Railroad Days.
BNSF 1925 and 6397 take a quick break before getting back to work on the hump yard tracks.
A rare shot of the roof of BNSF 6397 as it peirs out from under the County 10 bridge while working the hump yard.
BNSF 6005 leads the "Barstow Turn" past the Galesburg Railroad Museum on it’s way out of Galesburg as CB&Q 4-6-4 3006 sits ready to show off for the 2008 Galesburg Railroad Days.
IAIS 705 crosses Interstate 80 just before descending Davenport Hill into Davenport and the Rock Island Yard Limits.
IAIS 705 leads the CBBI-07 into the Rock Island Yard. The Clock Tower in the background was completed in 1867 on the Rock Island Arsenal and is now home to the Rock Island District of the Army Co... (more)
Windmill towers for Northern Iowa stretch as far as the eye can see down the track, like a long white snake.
Working in the fog IAIS 601 pulls out a string of tanks to be classified, while 153 prepares the east train for departure.
IMRR 60 works its way south past a pasture, I just missed the horses.
The conductor steps off and grabs his broom to continue switching. This is the first time a train has been up to North Limit Yard from the TZPR since 3000's derailment.
TZPR 3000 sits as it builds up air in the cut of cars to continue to switch North Limit Yard.