EMT. Coal coming into Hilltop and into the Waterloo yard for fuel and crew.
CC&P Russell plow Extra working Waterloo to Cedar Rapids to nock down drifting. Now days they use Snow fighters a ballast regulator with snow blades added do the work.
Grain going to Dubuque and then Chicago
The daily Waterloo to Kirk Yard freight train is 7 miles into their trip out of Waterloo. The train passes over Poyner Creek in Raymond. Heavy fog overnight has created a frosty scenery on the Iow... (more)
A CN empty ethanol train approaches Waterloo, Iowa with a rainbow lashup led by one of the few C44-9WL's remaining in BCOL paint. The conductor seemed to enjoy the attention as we gave chase to th... (more)
The local auction place in Raymond is getting a nice collection of old vehicles together for their next auction. Here the daily Waterloo to Kirk Yard manifest train works hard past as they make th... (more)
When the weather turns cold, the track has alot of strain put on it with the contracting steel. Many joints can come apart, as is the case here at MP 268.4 on the CN Dubuque Sub. M337 has slowed d... (more)
When the weather turns cold, the track has alot of strain put on it with the contracting steel. Many joints can come apart, as is the case here at MP 268.4 on the CN Dubuque Sub. The crew works in... (more)
M338 departed Waterloo at 12:45, for the daily trip to Kirk Yard near Gary, IN. Most days the train is over 10,000 feet or 14,500 tons, so the train then run as a distributed power train. Today th... (more)
5429 is working hard to hold its speed on Big Raymond Hill.
Less then 5 miles from the yard and putting the train away.
An eastbound grain train is pounding the grade out of Hilltop as they pass thru Raymond, about 6 miles east of Waterloo. All 4 GP38's are all out to keep the tonnage moving. For many years geeps w... (more)
Poof, Just a little snow for now. If we stay cold and have no snow melt we have some big ones starting!
Pace shot of a ex OAKWAY-GMTX 9095