The hardest pull between Waterloo and Dubuque eastbound is Dyersville Hill at MP 208. Here a loaded ethanol train is blasting up the hill today since they have 3 units instead of the normal 2 unit... (more)
The CN is working east towards Chicago with its Jordan Spreader. Here the spreader nose plows the siding at Dyersville. A foot of snow, along with a day of high winds has the railroad drifted in. ... (more)
Empty grain train heads west over the hilly terrain of Iowa. The steam from the Big River Resources LLC ethanol plant west of Dyersville can be seen filling the sky behind the lead locomotive.
The knowledge that one of the new CN (ex-Up, nee C&NW) C40-8 engines was leading M33791 led me on a 2 1/2-hour trip to capture what is likely the first time one of these engines is leading on this... (more)
Who could have imagined two EJ&E engines making a set-out at Dyersville? After setting-out one car of lumber, the local heads west down the spur track. The crew will head west down the main, thr... (more)
A strange sight for Iowa indeed.
The Dubuque switcher stops to work Dyersville on it's way to Manchester.
CN local making a set out on the House track and will be shortly on its way.
After meeting its eastbound counterpart at Dyersville, M337 climbs the hill west of town past a new ethanol plant under construction. IC 6111, IC 6261, CN 9591, IC 9634.
An unusual leader on today's Waterloo, IA - Chicago, IL manifest train! BCOL 4616, IC 9630, IC 6065, IC 6106.
As some storm clouds begin to fill the sky, 337 pulls up the hill out of Dyersville on a warm summer evening.
Regular Manifest Train from Waterloo, IA - Chicago, IL climbing the grade towards Dyersville, IA.
M337 heads west towards Waterloo after meeting M338 at Dyersville. M337 just about has it's 108 cars out of the 10mph siding.
M338 is making a run for Dyersville hill as they start thru town. M338 held west of town until M337 was in the siding in the clear.
Regular Merchandise Train from Waterloo, IA - Chicago, IL blasts through Dyersville, IA.