Iowa Northern's North Crew head south with a small train of cars from Manly Yard, and loads just picked up at Rock Falls. Due to yard congestion at Bryant Yard in Waterloo, this job would tie down... (more)
The Iowa Northern's North Crew is southbound today with a few cars out of Manly and Rock Falls. Here the trains passes the interchange tracks with the CP at Stoffer, about 2 miles north of Nora Sp... (more)
Cat powered Iowa Northern engine coupled to a similarly painted Erie Lackawanna Diner.
Iowa Northern's Garner Job pokes along at 10 mph thru the Iowa frozen countryside. The winter has been pretty mild this year, so many fields and fence lines aren't drifted in like years past. This... (more)
The Garner Job is coming into Garner from Forest City and is about to pickup loaded grain at Garner Co-op and head east towards Greene. Here the job has just crossed the DM&E Sheldon Sub as the br... (more)
As part of a joint venture between the University of Iowa and North Liberty Libraries, the Iowa Northern's Hawkeye Express participated in "Reading on the Rails" to promote the adventures in readi... (more)
The Butler Job is handing a train of Ethanol to the CN and the Oeiwein is heading East on the UP's ex CGW line. I just misted an over under by the same railroad on two lines they don't own by 7 ca... (more)
Seen Rock Island Passenger trains at 25MPH thru here but now they may only run 5 times a year and no one is looking for a train. Picking up storage car and then reversing back to Waterloo thats wh... (more)
Flagging the crossings do to flashers set as they get on them . Picking up storage car.
The Hawkeye Express pulls into Iowa City on the Crandic running shuttles between the University of Iowa libraries in Iowa City and North Liberty.
Just starting to pull after having a pinion gear cut off ( locked up TM ) The Iowa Northern is coming off its line and getting on the CN Trackage rights.
Up to speed and about 1 mile till they have to work B yard on the CN.
Dragging its train out a 10 MPH slow order on CN trackage rights it is a short run to Waterloo and home rails.
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)