Iowa Northern's North Crew is coming thru downtown Waterloo and is crosiing the Cedar River as Mother Nature dumps 10-12 inches of snow across Iowa in the 1st storm of winter. This crew will flip ... (more)
Rolling across UP's Ex CGW bridge across the Cedar River on a Snowy and windy day
The Iowa Northern's North Crew is on the south end of the yard at Bryant trying to get switcxhes cleaned out so they can yard their inbound train. Heavy wind and snow is slowing railroading down s... (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.
Basically the only customer at the end of the line at Oelwein is Transco Repair Facility. Here the Oelwein crew comes around the wye to put their inbound cars away and pickup their outbound cars f... (more)
Iowa Norhterns' north Job is working Butler Yard and the ethanol plant before continuing north towards Manley.
As Iowa prepares for the 1st major winter storm of the season, the IANR's South Crew is about done for the day at Bryant Yard. Conductor Shane Dolan works thru the heavy snow as he is about to jum... (more)
Work is done for the day for the Oelwein Job. They brought cars out of Oelwein, Fairbank, and Dunkerton today for the CN and UP. Now the power will layover here at the new siding named Bulter. The... (more)
The Oelwein Job heads back south to Waterloo with a good size train. Today's train is made up of 28 cars for the CN out of Fairbank and Dunkerton and 41 cars for the UP at Manly out of Oelwein and... (more)
The new Manly Yard Job switches cars at the south end of the yard.
The Olewein Job picks up cars delivered by the CN.
The Iowa Northern leaves the D&W at Dewer, Iowa for the UP from here to Waterloo, where the UP retained ownership of an island of track to serve John Deere and other important Waterloo shippers.
The Oelwein turn rolls thru scenic barn and silo country between Dunkerton and Dewar on the old CGW
With DDGs and ethanol from Hawkeye Renewables near Fairbank, Iowa, the Oelwein turn rounds the bend near Dunkerton.