Train NPCSV with a colorful consist of standard EMD cabs is topping the hill at Arcadia. This town sits on the divide between the Mississippi and Missouri River watersheds.
Along US 30 in western Iowa......Jean Farence Photo.
Train MELNP-31 is about to cross the Mississippi Missouri divide at Arcadia Iowa on 12-31-14.The Chicago and Northwestern 8646 is leading today's train. The 8646 is one of two units still painted ... (more)
CNW 8502 is dwarfed by grain elevators as it brings a coal train eastbound thru Arcadia, IL.
During the June of 2015, the Powder River Basin experienced mass flooding causing a major delay in coal train. A day after the line opened, coal trains begin to move out of the yards they were par... (more)
Railroading in Iowa - Uncle Pete and giant grain elevators.
Beginning of the great 8637 chase across Iowa.
UP 844 westbound near Arcadia,IA. on its way to Council Bluffs.
UP 7775 moves right along over this short overpass.
An Elkhart, IN to North Platte, NE manifest train heads west at Arcadia. The conductor is enjoying the nice spring day as he gives a friendly wave.
I dont think rail mail deliveries on Sunday? A westbound empty coal train meets a loaded coal train near Arcadia. I would say someone had some down time one day while waiting for the endless parad... (more)
Westbound hopper near the top of Arcadia hill on UP's east-west mainline.