An empty coal train passes from Illinois to Iowa over a bridge that just celebrated it's 100th birthday. This swing bridge is still handling 60-80 trains per day, as well as multiple barges.
Looking west at the Clinton Local tied down at 5th Street.
This westbound empty coal train is about to duck under Highway 67 on the west side of Clinton as they head back to the mines.
A DM&E southbound crosses over the UP mainline passing the old C&NW station.
A westbound manifest crosses over to be passed by a westbound bird.
UP 4420 West rolls off the aging bridge that spans the multiple channels of the Mississippi between Clinton, IA and East Clinton, IL.
With the temperature below zero, an eastbound UP stack train heads for a crew change as the ADM plant pours out towering columns of steam.
A short westbound stacker leaves Clinton on a bitter cold Iowa afternoon.
A short manifest highballs west out of Clinton on abitter cold late afternoon.
Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern....City of Midland in Clinton, IA.
DME's "Spirit of 86" GP40, dedictated to DME employees is parked on a yard track at Clinton, Iowa on Veterans Day, 2009.
The Clinton local departs the "City of Seven Smells" for Nahant yard in Davenport behind three GP9's and a GP7.
UP stack trains meet at Clinton just west of the Mississippi River.
The Soo Clinton facilities were modest, an old section house and siding sufficed. The Mississippi River levee is seen in the distance, not sure what the larger building is. The 4204 is a Conrai... (more)
The traction motor blowers on a quartet of SD40s kicks up dust as it accelerates after waiting for a UP eastbound to cross in front of it.