Today's 471 train is combo with train 381 out of Dubuque. Here the train rolls thru Ft. Atkinson, MP 48. The head 95 cars are the 381 train that will setout at the Charles City ethanol plant. In w... (more)
The only job for the day for the local out of Cedar Rapids was to plow to Manchester and back in February 2008. Here the crew stops at MP 27 due to the angle cock on the snow plow came open after ... (more)
Winter is holding around alot longer than alot of people care for it too. A small snow squall drops heavy snow as this U704 rolls east on the Dubuque Sub towards Chicago to interchange with the CS... (more)
CP northbound just south of LeClaire,IA..
Burlington Route (CB&Q) EMD GP7 #220, photo from my slide collection, photographer unknown.
CN Budd RDC 1501,which is now a track geometry car,makes a rare apperance on the Iowa Interstate. They were going from Council Bluffs,Iowa to Peoria,Illinois.
A runby for the NRHS Convention in 2012, by the Cedar Rapids and Iowa City Railway.
A westbound freight exits the joint track it shared with the Rock Island from Davenport at Culver Tower in Muscatine on its way to Kansas City.
A westbound freight picks up orders at the depot in Green Island as it continues along the Mississippi River to Dubuque.
The other morning I met an old friend at the CP's grade crossing of Schmidt Rd.near the West Davenport,IA. yard office. We both started on the Milwaukee Road back in the 60's. I've been retired fo... (more)