A train made-up in the Marshalltown yard heads for Minnesota on the former M&StL line. The power includes two of C&NW's rebuilt early SDs, a GP7, and one of the GP38-2s ordered by Rock Island but... (more)
Falling snow makes red beams of light from the west wye switch at Yocum Connection.
A SD70MAC leader has BNSF Train C CAMGAI0 02 well in hand heading across the BNSF Creston Sub. as severe thunderstorms off to the north try and fail to become tornadic.
The northern sky is filled with the clouds from severe thunderstorms, but it's business as usual for the railroad and BNSF Train C NAMPDT0 08 trots across the BNSF Creston Sub. with another load o... (more)
Passing over a bridge on the BNSF Creston Sub. on the west side of its namesake town is BNSF Train E PEKNAM0 77. The clouds in the background are a precursor to what the afternoon was to bring (a... (more)
CNW C44-9W 8646 leads, UP SD70M 4208, NS SD70M-2 2718, and NS C40-9W 9729 on Westbound MELNP.
CNW 8646 lays over at California Junction on a cold New Years Eve night.
The Wabash heritage unit makes its third appearance on the Iowa Interstate, seen here taking the empty coal train from ADM in Cedar Rapids back to the NS at Peoria. The train will be loaded in Hi... (more)
A pair of former IC painted GP38's lead the local back to the CN Dubuque yard.
The Wabash waits at MP 17 for a bridge crew to clear before heading into South Amana Yard.
The Wabash heritage unit visits Iowa. After taking a coal train to Cedar Rapids, 1070 comes back to the IAIS yard at South Amana
The DPU of UP Train ZCIG1 17 slowly crosses the Cedar River bridge in Cedar Rapids Iowa as the train heads toward Global 1 near Chicago.
CP trains meet at LeClaire,IA. with CSX and ex-MILW power.
The classic business car Strathcona brings up the rear of the CP holiday train as it splits 2nd Street in Bellevue.