An empty DDG train bound for Mona, IA, works west at MP 66. Here the train passes alittle color in the tree as they roll down hill between New Hampton and Lawler. At Mason City the train will be r... (more)
Iowa Interstate ran a campaign train from Council Bluffs,Iowa to Des Moines for candidate David Young.
Pacing blur: Passing at a combined speed of over 120 mph, a westbound Union Pacific stack train meets an eastbound vehicle train near Dunlap, Iowa, on May 22, 2014, in a view along good old U.S. 3... (more)
Passing an Eastbound Oil train, this empty coal train is headed Westbound led by only this single engine.
This varied consist that included CSXT 661, UP 9692 and HLCX SD40-2 6302 hauls this Eastbound BNSF Oil train through Iowa
Amtrak 207 and 816 are leading the Eastbound California Zephyr.
A local switches a cut of tank cars.
Canadian National SD60 #2154 (ex-Oakway engine) works as a solo engine returning back to Cedar Rapids from Manchester.
IAIS detour on the CP at West Davenport.
An empty ethanol train bound for Hartley, IA, works west at MP 63. Here the train snake out of the river valley west of Lawler passing Homeland Ethanol Plant located between New Hampton and Lawler... (more)
The CN had a rail gang working on the branch around Coggon replacing old rail. That meant the regular daylight L563 didn't leave Cedar Rapids to make the Manchester turn during the week. The CN ca... (more)
A fresh crew is on train 474 as they begin their trip along the Mississippi River.
The Iowa Northern "Hawkeye Express" consist features a elegantly painted F40PH in a fantasy "Rock Island" scheme.