HUCC meets a dead MMQMC at Ossian.
HUCC passes the fairly new VeraSun ethanol plant. -10 with wind gusts up to 40mph and a wind chill of atleast -30...and I'm the one that elected to stand out on a bridge!
HUCC gets underway after making a pickup off the IANR in Nora Springs
KCS 4027 leads a combined FKCMC-MMQMC at the bottom of Calmer Hill (the begining of the grade can be seen midway through the train).
KCS 4027 leads a combined FKCMC-MMQMC down Calmer Hill, the ruling eastbound grade on the Mason City Sub.
HUCC crests the ruling grade west of Calmer Hill.