8051, 8050, and 8049, the final three GEVO's of a 127 unit order, cross the Mississippi River into Iowa with a long stack train in tow.
Ex Soo Line GP38-2 4427 and unpatched Soo Line 4423 at rest by the yard office in the late afternoon. The recently repainted 4427 just glows in the sun.
An interesting veiw of a BNSF GP38-2. This locomotive is assigned to switching the industrial are by the UP main in Clinton, Iowa.
170 heads southward through the industrial part of Clinton.
A loaded eastbound coal train leaves the crew change point of Clinton and begins to cross the Mississippi River at daybreak. In the distance, two fishermen in a small boat take advantage of the r... (more)
A GP15-1 performs its switching duties at the small but busy Clinton Yard. This yard is a veritable cornucopia of agricultural and manufacturing products of Iowa and the rest of the Midwest. Som... (more)
UP 4420 comes off the railroad's aging span over the river at Clinton. In the not-too-distant future, this bridge will be replaced by a modern structure.
272's train cruises north along the Mississippi River at Bulgers Hollow.
Leading a mixed freight over the UP at Clinton, a pair of DM&E units prepare to work an industry just east of town.
A pair of BNSF engines idle on an industrial spur in downtown Clinton.
With an ICE/DME/CP train idling in the background, an eastbound DPU assists a double stack train toward Chicago.
Soo 6026,6021 roll eastbound stacks at Clinton. For someone from Upper Michigan this was a sight that seemed very strange.
An eastbound UP stack train crosses the old Chicago and NorthWestern Mississippi River Bridge, passing from Iowa to Illinois. This swing bridge was built in 1909 and still sees very heavy use. A... (more)