Rock Island heritage crosses the Iowa River as Iowa Interstate's BICB train shows why "It's Great To Be A Hawkeye!"
Iowa Interstate #513 hustles the West Train through Atalissa en route to Yard Limit South Amana.
IAIS #153 leads the SISW switcher into the yard for an afternoon of work before returning to Silvis.
2015 is closed out at the site of the former CRI&P Depot at Davenport, Iowa. Pictured is Iowa Interstate's Rock Island heritage unit #513 taking the point on the Blue Island-Council Bluffs manifes... (more)
A westbound junk manifest ducks under a likely soon to be replaced ex-Southern Pacific cantilever signal at the Wellton crossovers.
Iowa Interstate's BICB train crosses over Interstate 280 with the newly delivered IAIS #516 in tow. The unit will be dropped off at the shops in South Amana to be set up for duty.
BNSF #705 leads CP's #472 train north towards a meet with a southbound train at Bettendorf on a bitter cold January day.
The Bureau Rocket scoots westbound at Green River with cars for Silvis Yard. The EMD duo will have cars for back haul upon dropping this train, likely Peoria manifest.
A well used TFM SD-70MAC leads a short time CP southbound manifest at Oneida Landing in Davenport.
A pair of KCS "Belles" bring up a CP manifest train westbound at Lanark.
Mixed power on an eastbound CP train at Davenport with BNSF #519 leading the way.
A CBBI freight hurries eastbound past the former foundry buildings in Durant.
A heavy powered west train passes the ghosts of the Rock Island Lines, as the crew prepares the assault up the hill at Davenport.
NS #8114, honoring the first incarnation of Norfolk Southern, leads an empty oil can train towards Chicago, where it will be handed off to BNSF.
A westbound coal load takes the main through the siding at Abingdon, Illinois. The coming of spring will see footings installed for replacement of the CB&Q-era searchlight signals.