Must have used some of that water base paint on former Milwaukee 496!
A black bandit with Milwaukee 141 wait in the Ottumwa Yard. Parings like this were the norm in 1987.
MP15 122 is tied down next to the CIC engine house in Cedar Rapids. Behind 122 is a pair of retired (?) GP9's 101 and 103 that look like they may be have been sold as there are what looks like bil... (more)
A trio of GE's, against the autumn foliage, leads yet another stacker towards Savanna and then on to Chicago.
EMD's contribution to the NASA Mars Lander Project, recycled GP9's? An ADM remote control unit has finished for the day and faces into the setting sun.
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.