TP&W power passed through Fort Madison on run through trains to Kansas City during the 80's. This is a westbound with TPW 2007, CR 3074 and TPW 2008 leading 25 cars along Santa Fe's well maintaine... (more)
An empty ethanol train for Albert City, IA, passes this John Deere Tractor display along highway 30 east of Clarence. This train is 43 miles west of Clinton.
Working hard to keep speed up on the Hogbacks.
In the early morning, a eastbound mixed freight slowly creeps past the former Rock Island Depot into IAIS's Iowa City yard.
Chicago Central train No. 51 heads out of Dubuque, Iowa, past rolling hills of farmland on October 23, 1993. Powering the train are EMD GP38 Nos. 2009 and 2007.
Union Pacific 7149 leads a hopper train through the small town of Norway, Iowa.
Bnsf 7264 works EB with a hotshot z train and the one and only Yellow Swoosh 3rd out.
Working South and working joint with job 16.
ATSF 8010,5922,5666 head east with a short 17 car train near Fort Madison.
Built in 1931 by ACF this EX-Santa Fe Ce 2 caboose is still in active duty being used as a shoving platform for the Iowa Interstate ballast train.
Under late afternoon cloudy skies a trio of GEVO's make a light power move to Cedar Rapids.
After finishing switching at South Amana 513 heads east for a meet with the West Bound BICB at Walcott.
While no longer owned or operated by KCS, 4223 doesn't look to show any markings of its present owner at this Council Bluffs elevator where it happens to switch out KCS grain shuttles.
Call this the Osceola Strikeout. I came down to the Ottumwa Sub from Des Moines for four hours. Not a single westbound train passed, and only one eastbound had a rear-facing DPU that resembled som... (more)