Flanging with nose blade with wings in so Highrail track inspector can make his run.
Trackage rights from Nora Springs to Garner to there ex CNW UP line.
Iowa Interstate is a 30th anniversary paint job pared with IAIS 513 a true Rock Island heritage unit. Passing a Iowa City landmark a true RI Depot.
A DPU works to keep the train moving into a head wind.
Just crossed into Iowa from MO #4 rolls for Fort Madison and Chicago.
Last light and one more train for me coming around the curve and under the endangered SF cantilever signals.
Last light and a moonrise and the endangered SF cantilever signals.
After this shot for over 20 years.
Land of Cows the IC had a Land of Corn a Chicago to Iowa train that looked somewhat like this.
Making a stop to pick up some riders.
Loads and Emptys pass along the Mississippi.
Just about in the throat of LaSalle ST Station.
Passing the ex MILW Depot after cresting Calmar Hill.
Making it's way down 2nd ST
M337 rolling track speed thru a sag with a 170 car train on 2 hills at the same time.