The Bayard Local heads north on a Manning Turn today. Here the jobs pokes along at 10 mph with 17 cars for the AGP plant at Manning. This job runs with a caboose due a long shove move out from Oma... (more)
The Bayard Local heads north on a Manning Turn today. This job works out to Bayard, IA, and back on days Mon/Tues and Thurs/Fri, but today turns at the AGP plant at Manning. This is ex-Milwaukee R... (more)
Well it has been a cake walk so far for the Jordan Spreader on the Bayard. Now it is time to dig in and plow thru a few decent snow drifts. Here the plow is working hard to push thru the drifts at... (more)
This Jordan is plowing at 20 mph trying to punch a hole in the Bayard Sub from Council Bluffs to Bayard. The drifts have been pretty easy so far on the way east out of Council Bluffs. Once past Ea... (more)
The Jordan Spreader keeps working east on the Bayard at sunset. This line has the Bayard Local stranded at Coon Rapids the last 4 days due to high winds in the last snow storm. This Jordan is plow... (more)
With the day wrapping up, BNSF's Jordan Spreader works east on the Bayard Sub near Manilla. BNSF Bayard Sub runs from Council Bluffs, IA, to Bayard, IA, in west central Iowa. This line is currentl... (more)
The Bayard Local got a 2 hour delay on MofW at Manilla today so the crew parked at Portsmouth for the night and cabbed into Omaha. A relief crew will bring the train the rest of the 40 miles to Om... (more)
The Bayard Local is coming to a stop at Manning to do work at the AGP plant. AGP and the Coon Rapids ethanol plant are the 2 major customers on this branch. Today the Bayard will setout 20 cars an... (more)
The westbound Bayard Local has just topped the .66% grade between Defiance and Earling at MP 433. 3 Geeps power this 36 cars train back towards Omaha, NE. This is ex-Milwaukee Road trackage that o... (more)
The Bayard local makes it's way west from Bayard, IA to Omaha, NE as the day comes to an end.
Westbound Bayard Local heads towards Council Bluffs with 21 cars and a Caboose.