The CCP was an all geep railroad the years it was in existence. Once the IC bought bought the CCP back the 6 axles IC units started showing up. If I remember right this was the 1st grain train out... (more)
A loaded grain train grinds up the 2nd major grade since leaving Waterloo. The train is only 9 miles outside of Waterloo and will have to fight all the way to Dubuque the grades of eastern Iowa.