Standard cab Illinois Central 1030 leads a pair of Canadian National engines, the 2521 and 2202 on the westbound manifest train heading to Waterloo.
M337 rolling track speed thru a sag with a 170 car train on 2 hills at the same time.
Passing the Old Depot in IC's old Iowa Div
Rare out on the Old Iowa Div. was IC GP40's do to hills and hard pulls. Two running by them selves this far into the CN amazing.
CN's Budd RDC is testing the lineament and gauge.
Less then 5 miles from the yard and putting the train away.
Crossing over Catfish creek about a mile in from the Mississippi. Ex Oakway, GMTX 9095
Pace shot of a ex OAKWAY-GMTX 9095
Last light before a cloud kills the sunset.
M337 Is Passing M338 as it comes to the end of its run and M338 is just starting its run to Chicago.
M337 Is making its way over or around the Iowa Country side on it's way from Chicago to Waterloo.
Having pulled the end of the into the yard a cut has been made and is now shoving a cut into a track.
Having run thru ice fog it's stuck on everything.
Running Hammer Head, I never seen a GE running backword's Now I have.
Having little snow the last 2 weeks all the drifting is just from wind. Here is just a normal day till you get one above 32F-0C and the snow stops blowing.