Heading eastbound through Joliet in 1994, over the Metra former Rock Island trackage. Rare Alco C-420 #850 leads, followed by former Illinois Central rebuilt GP10 #436, GP38 #628, and former Illinois Central rebuilt GP10 #403.
Another Iowa Interstate train in the year 2000, at the former Rock Island yard at Blue Island. Locomotives are GP7 #325 and GP9 #303.
At the former Rock Island yard at Blue Island in 2012, two trains are seen, led by ES44AC locomotives.