After a busy day on the UP transcon, UP 2747 emerges from the sunset eastbound to end a good day.
A UP westbound on the Transcon passes through an old trestle bridge just west of Calamus, IA
A westbound auto carrier train passes the grain elevator in Calamus, IA
UP 8160 leads a westbound Z through Calamus.
UP 7776 leads a long intermodal splitting the small town of Calamus
UP 8377 continues its long journey west through W. Calamus A032
Westbound auto track train bask in the afternoon sun as it passes west of Calamus in Eastern Iowa. The train is passing thru the control Point at A032, West Calamus.
The end of the train. The end of the day. The end of the growing season. But each end brings the promise of a new beginning.
Typical afternoon on the East-West Mainline, trains are parked as far as the eye can see. Here at MP 30 an eastbound freight train is pulling down to the next hold spot with another eastbound righ... (more)
Four SD90MACs lead a westbound manifest through Calamus just before sunset.
A westbound manifest crossing over from Main Two to Main One approaches the crossing of the Wapsipinicon River.
A pair of GE ACs lead coal empties westward at sunset just east of Calamus.
Westound coal empties hustle though West Calamus.