A trio of SD40's (ICE 6412, ICE 6415, and DME 6055) sit while the ethanol load they brought in gets unloaded.
Nothing like a sunny morning with some IC&E. CP 470 heads south at Archer Avenue, just south of Nerska/Le Moyne.
A trio of ICE SD40-2's heads into Muscatine with a train for Kansas City.
After picking them up from the spur to the right that goes to a propane gas terminal, the ICE 6412 shoves three empty tank cars through the Glenwood West interlocking and back into the yard.
Believe it or not, this is actually CP's yard from the SOO LINE days. Since its on their southern trans-con, most all that this place sees is an endless parade of Canadian Pacific GE's. But today... (more)
The nice variety of EMDs continues on the daily St. Paul - Kansas City Manifest Train as it eases through Lansing.
A nice matched-set leads train 271 north through Brownsville, MN.
Ethonal empties head up the scenic Stockton Hill just out of Minnesota City.
A Blue and Gold eases its' train through the brick canyons of the south side of Milwaukee.
The showers gave up and the sun came out just as ICE 6412 was rolling into the yard.
The Lower 7 is the nickname for the 1st 7 miles of track between Mason City, IA and Plymouth Jct., IA. MP 5 is the only place I have heard the IC&E having a train stuck at this winter. That was d... (more)
After a train ahead gave up it TW the Plow set heads for deeper drifts South just north of Mason City,Iowa
Lot of wind makes for drifting, Seen here working a deeper one with the wings out all the way and at a slow walking speed, It is leaning from more snow on the North side
And with the temps about 35 the snow is sticking to everything, Time to clean up the windows , Horns and give the train ahead time to give up its track warrant.