The Cedar Rapids local in on their way back to Cedar Rapids from Manchester. Here the train is about to cross highway 13 at Ryan. This job works 6 days a week on a Cedar Rapids to Manchester Turn.... (more)
Cresting a hill out of one river valley and about to drop into one. Grain on it's way to ADM.
Making time plowing back some vary small drifts. Now if we get 1 or 2 more snows there will be some big ones. Looking at the left side you can see a good one starting.
Two railroads are represented that are no more...... The CN Manchester - Cedar Rapids local nears Ryan, IA where they will pick up one empty ex-Rock Island covered hopper at the local grain eleva... (more)
Three railroads are represented that are no more...... After picking up the ex-Rock Island covered hopper at Ryan, this train will head straight to Cedar Rapids.
The Cedar Rapids local has slowed down from 40 mph to 25 mph thru the town of Ryan. A GTW GP 38 and a CN GP 40 power today's train of 32 cars back to Cedar Rapids.