The daily Kirk Yard, IN, to Waterloo, IA, manifest train hammers west thru the sag west of Independence. This train is about 20 miles from Waterloo. M337's in the month of January have been runnin... (more)
The Fond Du Lac, WI, to Waterloo, IA, extra manifest train hits a small drift west of Dyersville. The CN in Iowa has been extremely short of power this week, X337 and M337 today both have a bunch ... (more)
Iowa Traction 50 pulls a cut of cars across 15th Street in Mason City on America's last all-electric interurban freight railroad. How rare is it? No. 50 is nearing its 100th birthday; it was bu... (more)
The Fond Du Lac, WI, to Waterloo, IA, extra manifest train is passing thru Beth Siding couple miles east of Winthrop. The CN in Iowa has been extremely short of power this week, X337 and M337 toda... (more)
I'm riding train 430 from Davenport to the Twin Cities as I was stationed at Nahant,IA. as the SOO's Road Foreman. We're just south of Bellevue,IA. where both the KC/St.Paul and visa/versa trains ... (more)
Southbound Huron - Bensenville road freight rolls down 2nd Street in the small down of Bellevue.
The Fond Du Lac, WI, to Waterloo, IA, extra manifest train passes thru Winthrop Curves just west of Winthrop. The CN in Iowa has been extremely short of power this week, X337 and M337 today both h... (more)
Kirk Yard, IN, to Waterloo, IA, manifest train is slowed down as they come in yard limits at Waterloo. This train has been off schedule most of the month of January, running up to 24 hours late or... (more)
M338 crosses over to the main at Nevada St in Waterloo as they double up their train. Tonight's M338 will depart Waterloo with a wedge plow and 101 cars. Strong winds over 50 mph will make the run... (more)
Kirk Yard, IN, to Waterloo, IA, manifest train winds thru the curves west of Winthrop. This train has been off schedule most of the month of January running up to 24 hours late. Also foreign power... (more)
The CN local out of Cedar Rapids to Manchester and back has a wedge plow with them on the way to Manchester. Here the crew plows thru some drifts at MP 4, near Manchester. The CN has no issues run... (more)
The Loram rail grinders works it way through Homestead, Iowa
Northbound Kansas City - St. Paul manifest heads north through the snow covered hills of the Mississippi River Valley.
CP 471 gets a recrew at Dubuque before making a set out and pickup on its way to Huron, SD.
Northbound local out of Davenport crossed the Bud Creek on its way to Sabula. SOO geeps are alive and well around the Quad Cities area running back n forth on locals 24/7.