An eastbound freight train has just crossed the Kate Shelly High Bridge west of Boone and will now climb upgrade the last few miles to Boone for a crew change. The C&NW 6900 doesnt show ever getti... (more)
A westbound freight train is on the Clinton Sub between Cedar Rapids and Marshalltown. Back in 1999 alot of old CNW and SP power litter the UP. The UP 5975 was the ex-CNW 8011 that was renumbered ... (more)
The new H-1 Dash 9's were just starting to get common on train in early 1998. Here a westbound Z-train has 3 fairly new Dash 9's and is about to Burke Siding east of Savanna.
While most people are sleeping, a crew comes on duty in Candor. Taken with permission.
NW 522 eases off the turntable under the watchful eyes of the museum volunteers.
The IC had to use IC power on any run thru trains between Waterloo and Ft. Dodge due to cab signals. Here an IEI coal train works east out of Waterloo towards its destination of East Dubuque, IL, ... (more)
The IC and CN influence began to showup more and more in Iowa on the ex-Chicago Central trackage as GTW Geeps era started in the late 90's. Here a westbound freight train blast towards Waterloo wi... (more)
A westbound freight train drops downhill into Raymond and is getting close to Waterloo. The CN power is enroute to Waterloo for annual inspections. The Waterloo roundhouse use to do alot of inspec... (more)
An eastbound CP freight train crosses high above the Crow River at Rockford. The train is about 25 miles west of Minneapolis.
A westbound intermodal train is about to the Summit of Marias Pass. Here the train pases thru Summit and back onto double track.
A westbound empty coal train is stopped west of Cameron waiting on MofW to clear up at Monmouth. The train is westbound heading back to the Wyoming mines, and next crew change for this crew is cle... (more)
A westbound stack train blast thru the CTC crossovers at Yost, MP 173.7. Yost is located about 5 miles east of Galesburg.
Eastbound intermodal train makes its way towards Ravenna, NE. As you can see August is a good time to visit the Sand Hills cause the wildflowers are normally in bloom.
Westbound intermodal train makes its way towards Alliance, NE, as it passes thru the wildflowers time in the Sand Hills.
A derail is put in place to prevent runaway equipment from entering the mainline. This derail stands guard on a dreary winter day.