Daily train of interchange cars for the Iowa Interstate RR. This no longer runs as the train is given to the IAIS at Cedar Rapids now.
Ten years ago, the Mississippi River and its northern tributaries took in more rain than they could handle. In Cedar Rapids, the CRANDIC tried to forestall disaster to their mid-town bridge by loa... (more)
Showing fresh paint courtesy of NRE, a pair of Cedar Rapids and Iowa City Geeps await their finishing touches prior to returning home. Tom Golden photo.
The Cedar Rapids and Iowa City Yard in South West Cedar Rapids.
Brand new and awaiting delivery, CIC 204 & 203 sit outside IAIS's Silvis car shops.
The CRANDIC makes a turn to Hills, Iowa on a sunny November day.
CIC 208 Logo.
Cedar Rapids & Iowa City locomotive No. 202, mated to slug No. 302, picks up two cars at a Union Pacific interchange off of Wilson Avenue in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, on April 11, 2016. These are new pr... (more)
Cedar Rapids & Iowa City slug No. 302, mated to slug mother locomotive No. 202 switches at Cedar Rapids, Iowa, on April 11, 2016. These are new products custom-built by Relco in Albia, Iowa. Slug ... (more)
Ex-SP 4617 BLT 1953 ex-Crandic 96 at the SOO yard in Dubuque going to grain shipper.
With build dates stamped as 12-31-2015, Crandic's newest slug set is finally in transit for delivery. CIC 208 (L4-1500XD-M) and CIC 308 (S4-143) are the 8th set built new by Relco for the Crandic... (more)
That critter had a great Nathan P5 on it. If you were in Dubuque you'd swear it was an IC passenger train with an E-unit coming into town.
Crandic Job 3 with an MP15 holds while Job 4 drags a long cut of cars with an odd looking Relco unit in the new paint scheme.
A mother and slug set of the Crandic/ Cedar Rapids' and Iowa City are heading south Texas as the units are seen here in BNSF's Amarillo Yard.