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)
Of the few opportunities I had this winter to go railfanning, I spent most of that time on the DM&E trying to catch blue and yellow lash ups, or at least a blue and yellow engine on the point. We... (more)
After completing their crew change at Clinton, the westbound M-PRCB charges out of town with the C&NW 8701 in the lead. The large ADM mill along the river in this industrial town dominates the bac... (more)
A UP Westbound leaves Clinton as they're about to cross Central Steel Rd.
The City of Cordova rests in Clinton Iowa along with DME 3800 idling away in a pocket track waiting for their next shift.
Being a railfan means ... finding beauty in a local switching job! An old yard warrior switches the Purina plant on a 70 degree November day.
I was just a few seconds too late getting to the overpass at the Clinton Yard to get a shot of a coal train coming into the yard for a crew change before it entered a shadow. I was frustrated tha... (more)
EMD's contribution to the NASA Mars Lander Project, recycled GP9's? An ADM remote control unit has finished for the day and faces into the setting sun.