A loaded grain train grinds up the 2nd major grade since leaving Waterloo. The train is only 9 miles outside of Waterloo and will have to fight all the way to Dubuque the grades of eastern Iowa.
A westbound freight is just hitting the east end of double track at Waterloo. The train is passing thru the control point at Hilltop. The Chicago Central began operations on December 24, 1985, and... (more)
IC 8414 exits the tunnel in East Dubuque, IL in November of 1997. This tunnel is unusual in that it makes a hard 90 degree turn after the trains cross the Mississippi River and the Burlington Nort... (more)
An eastbound grain train is just throttling up to depart Waterloo. The train is just passing thru the east end of double track at Waterloo called Hilltop. The Chicago Central started in December 1... (more)