In 1996 the UP began work to add a second track to this bridge over the Cedar River on the southeast side of Cedar Rapids. This bridge was once a gauntlet bridge, changed to single track CTC in th... (more)
8, count 'em, 8 units led by CCP 964, depart Cedar Rapids, IA with a long freight in October of 1989.
CC&P 8134 and friends await their next assignment at the CC&P engine facility in Cedar Rapids in October of 1989.
Cedar Rapids & Iowa City locomotive No. 202, mated to slug No. 302, picks up two cars at a Union Pacific interchange off of Wilson Avenue in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, on April 11, 2016. These are new pr... (more)
Cedar Rapids & Iowa City slug No. 302, mated to slug mother locomotive No. 202 switches at Cedar Rapids, Iowa, on April 11, 2016. These are new products custom-built by Relco in Albia, Iowa. Slug ... (more)
CNW SD60 #8004 is about to duck under the Hwy 13/151 overpass just southeast of Cedar Rapid with a nice looking double stack train in tow. This was a popular location as there were old railfans ch... (more)
The CN turn crosses Cedar Lake while working around town.
They day started out slow in Waterloo with nothing shootable on the Iowa Northern or CN, so we headed down to Cedar Rapids and ran into the CN turn with a nice pair of SD60s.
Crandic Job 3 with an MP15 holds while Job 4 drags a long cut of cars with an odd looking Relco unit in the new paint scheme.
The Cedar Rapids local backs into A-yard to quit for the day. In the background is the 6th Street Power Plant owned by Alliant Energy. This plant was decommissioned in 2008 after the heavy flood d... (more)
The DPU of UP Train ZCIG1 17 slowly crosses the Cedar River bridge in Cedar Rapids Iowa as the train heads toward Global 1 near Chicago.
On of CIC's slugs leads a local switch job past the shop building in Cedar Rapids.
The CN had a rail gang working on the branch around Coggon replacing old rail. That meant the regular daylight L563 didn't leave Cedar Rapids to make the Manchester turn during the week. The CN ca... (more)
Rock Island 1274's maroon dip paint job is fading away showing the as-delivered paint job.
CRANDIC job switching Cedar Rapids