The 1st train for the Garner Line, is northbound heading towards Nora Springs, where they will access DM&E trackage rights over to Garner. IANR acquired the new line from the Union Pacific who was... (more)
Iowa Northern's Garner Job is about to start spotting empties at Garner, so the conductor lines the gates for IANR movement over the DM&E's Sheldon Sub. This is the 1st train since spring on this ... (more)
Iowa Northern's Garner Job heads north at sunset towards Forest City. This is IANR new line they bought from the Union Pacific who wanted to abandoned the line. This is the 1st train since spring ... (more)
Iowa Northern's 1st revenue for the Garner Sub is about to step on to the new property. The conductor has lined the switch into the transfer track off the DM&E. The Iowa Northern will use trackage... (more)
It's fifteen minutes before sunrise as the Hawkeye Express prepares for another University of Iowa home football game. The crew is onboard and waiting for a warrant while traffic streaming by on H... (more)
About Clouded as the last rays and train show at the same time.
I have spent alot of time shooting this distant signal west of Nora Springs. I have seen quite a change in ownership since I started taken photo of it in the late 90's. It has been IMRL, IC&E, DM&... (more)
Trainmasters for Iowa Northern and DM&E watch the 1st revenue Iowa Northern train for the Garner Sub, past the old Milwaukee Road depot at Mason. The IANR acquired this newline between Forest City... (more)
Iowa Northern's 1st train for the new Garner Sub has arrived at Garner off the trackage rights over the DM&E. Here the crew spots 25 empites for the Garner Elevator. IANR acquired this new line fr... (more)
The Iowa Northern continues to put money in their track structure. Here a welded rail train dumps 8 miles of new welded rail along the south end of the Manly Sub north of Cedar Falls Jct. The trai... (more)
Iowa Northern 3802 pulls the Hawkeye Express through Cedar Rapids on its way to Coralville and the first home Iowa football game of the season.
Iowa Northern's ex-Amtrak F40 along with the Hawkeye Express makes its annual pilgrimage to Coralville for the start of the University of Iowa Hawkeye 2011 football season. Its seen here entering ... (more)
Making it's way North and finely out of the trees.
On its South bound run Having left Mabel Rock its rocking and rolling to Green, This job works 24-7 the trick is getting running South at the right time of day.
On its South bound run at first light, This job works 24-7 the trick is getting it running South at the right time of day.