Just starting to pull after having a pinion gear cut off ( locked up TM ) The Iowa Northern is coming off its line and getting on the CN Trackage rights.
Up to speed and about 1 mile till they have to work B yard on the CN.
Dragging its train out a 10 MPH slow order on CN trackage rights it is a short run to Waterloo and home rails.
Making its way East
Running down the ex Cedar River RR now the CN Osage Sub.
Working up Macy Hill
Passing Buckeye siding and small town (Vary) of the same name.
Rolling up hill, Some one needs to trim the trees back.
EMTY Coal rolling by the old Rock Island depot and job 16 switch that just gave up its Time for the day.
A Deadhead run to get the train in place for Mondays run on a rehabbed line out of Madison, Wisconsin.
A Night photo that can't likely be replicated.
Crossing the UP and Grinnell Depot was a shared, RI, M&StL
But is now a restaurant.
About Clouded as the last rays and train show at the same time.
Crossing under highway 6 with a short run into Newton and the end of this crews day before heading out on its over night run to Council Bluffs.
Rolling into the small town of Chelsea, Best part was all EMD's.