For a long time the Iowa Northern was a shortline that barely made it. Then the Sabins took over and grew this shortline into what it is today. With the growth the IANR also got better power. Back... (more)
Passing the old BCR&N ( RI ) Depot thats saved but not restored.
The shots getting hard to get, Time to trim it back.
IANR's north end job pulls out of Rockford, IA after completing a crew change on a glorious fall afternoon. The afternoon crew drove up from Greene in the company vehicle and then swapped van for ... (more)
Passing the Rockford Depot, Painted not restored.
Making a 7 car pickup before rolling south.
Iowa Northern's North Crew head south with a train full of cars off the CP interchange at Nora Springs. This job is passing one of the restore ex-Rock Island depot at Rockford. This job will work ... (more)
The 1st train for the Garner Line, is northbound heading towards Nora Springs, where they will access DM&E trackage rights over to Garner. IANR acquired the new line from the Union Pacific who was... (more)
Iowa Northern's North Crew heads south with 14 cars of grain bound for Cedar Rapids, IA. This crew will pickup more cars enroute to Waterloo where the cars will be turned over to the South Crew. H... (more)
This can be a hard spot to shoot as the Flood of 08 had trees across the trail into the spot.
North job with UP overhead cars passing the old BCR&N (RI) Depot that is now a museum and looming shadow of the elevator about to swallow it
South bound passing the old BCR&N (RI) Depot
Iowa Northern's turn to Manly, running in the afternoon because of track work, passes through Rockford, Iowa.