The Iowa Northern "North Job" pauses at Manly, IA. It will wait until a UP train passes and will then get a T/A to use UP trackage and connect to the IANR line south towards Waterloo, IA.
At this point the North Job is merely a light engine move as it transits UP track in Manly, IA. It will pick up 5 cars in the yard and then head south to Waterloo.
A CN local heading for it's turn-around point at Manchester negotiates the hogbacks near Dyersville, IA
The Akron elevator recedes in the distance as the Dakota & Iowa rock train continues towards Sioux City, IA.
The Dakota & Iowa rock train passes another of the many grain elevators alongside it's route from Dell Rapids, SD to Sioux City, IA.
The Dakota & Iowa DRSC loaded with rock from the quarry in Dell Rapids, SD clings to the SD/IA border for a good part of it's trip to Sioux City, IA. Here it happens to be south of the small town ... (more)
A Chicago Great Western F7 is the centerpiece of a small railroad museum in Oelwein, IA. Once in The heart of CGW territory it's now at the end of the line for Iowa Northern freights delivering ca... (more)
An IAIR yard job switches cars in the small yard at Manly that serves a car repair shop.
The Bryant Turn passes the grain elevators in Dunkerton, on it's return to Bryant Yard in Waterloo, IA
An Iowa Northern local is switching the ethanol plant at Shell Rock, IA early on Sunday morning.
A westbound IAIS extra passes through Homestead, IA on Oct. 13, 2013, led by ES44AC No. 503.
The southbound Hudson-Sioux City Local crosses the Big Sioux River in Riverside, IA on Oct. 7, 2013 with GP39-2s No's. 2511 and 2510.
The southbound Hudson-Sioux City Local passes the old grain elevator at Westfield, IA on Oct. 7, 2013 with GP39-2s No's. 2511 and 2510.
CP TEC train crossing over the UP mainline at Clinton,IA..
TP&W power (ex-AT&SF) back on home rails at Fort Madison,IA. on the Santa Fe.