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.
A westbound intermodal comes off the bridge which is slated to be replaced in the not-too-distant future.
A well weathered ADM switcher waits for it's next call.
Exchanging an empty for a full. Westbound 5585 pulls into the yard stopping for a crew change while the eastbound heads for Chicago.