There's nothing better then the fall colors, the Mississippi and a train on the bridge. Oh yes, don't forget the whine of the turbos on those 40's either!
A pair of GEVO's, 504 and 513 head towards Iowa City at MP244.
With fall foliage and historic Kinnick Stadium in the background, 513 leads a line of power waiting in the yard.
Heritage GEVO 513 rolls into the Iowa City yard with the morning turn in tow.
BNSF GEVO 5788 pushes a detouring coal train past the Homestead Station marker.
The eastbound BNSF detouring coal train holds the main while the westbound CBBI (the longer train) pulls towards the west end of the Brooklyn siding.
CIC 117 shuttles a few ammonia cars through Iowa City on their way to Eldon Stutsman's Farm Supply in Hills.
GEVO 512 leading the BICB is about to duck under the Highway 6 bridge west of Ladora at MP277 on an outstanding autumn day.
BNSF 5788 takes up the rear of an eastbound coal train detouring on Iowa Interstate tracks as it pushes through Marengo.
GEVO 512 has control of the BICB as it crosses a creek east of Marengo. GEVO 506 and GP38-2 trail.
A rare coalie runs through Savanna.
4305 leads a trio of GE's through Savanna. Looks like the track gang has some work to do.
A warbonnet leads a colorful consist through Savanna.
Nearly new Soo 6058 leads a southbound train out of Ottumwa.
The morning September sun illuminates the noses of two generations of Rock Island heritage locomotives. On the left, IANR's F40 powering the Hawkeye Express, on the right, Iowa Interstate's GEVO 5... (more)