The Iowa Northern "North Job" pauses at Manly, IA. It will wait until a UP train passes and will then get a T/A to use UP trackage and connect to the IANR line south towards Waterloo, IA.
At this point the North Job is merely a light engine move as it transits UP track in Manly, IA. It will pick up 5 cars in the yard and then head south to Waterloo.
An IAIR yard job switches cars in the small yard at Manly that serves a car repair shop.
UP Operation Lifesaver special operating between Manly and Mason City on the former Rock Island.
A potash train is slowing down to head in the siding at Manly. Manly is located 7 miles north of Mason City, IA. This potash train came off the CN at South Itasca, WI, and is heading more than lik... (more)
On display in the park in downtown Manly Iowa.
On the final leg to Mason City.
A quartet of GP38-2s (3809, 3811, 3801 and 3804) lead Iowa Northern's North Crew pass a new siding under construction on the southeast side of Manly. Note the little cart of track supplies sitting... (more)
UP 3985 is silhouetted by the bright morning sun to the southeast as she hustles north on the Albert Lea Sub north of Manly.
The biggest pan. After adding my littlest panned engine here, I decided to add my largest panned engine. UP 3985 is ... (more)
The Iowa Northern's North Crew has just lined the electric lock switches on the Albert Lea Sub to get across the UP into the yard at Manly. The UP north dispatcher gives the IANR permission to mak... (more)
Roster shot of IANR 3803.
The North Job exits Manly Yard and heads south from the northern most point on the railroad.
The Manly Job works next to the brand new loading racks. The racks had been placed into service less than a week earlier.