Got a few slides from this great chase of train 377M06, the Marquette to Mason City freight, from Marquette west towards Mason. The train had pretty wild consist for the IMRL in 1998. I don't reme... (more)
471 is passing a thru small drift.
Passing a just tilled field on it's way for a load of Ethanol
CP sent 3 repainted Soo SD 60's for a PR shoot. Rolling East afterword. 2 are on there way East now!
CP train from Kansas City, MO, to Mason City, IA, rolls west near MP 32 on the Mason City Sub with a rainbow consist. The CP redid some of their trains across the IC&E/DM&E system. This train is n... (more)
A Mona, IA, to Chicago, IL, ethanol train is back on the move at MP 30 after waiting for #578 get further down the line so 626 can get a track warrant behind them. This crew went to work at 7 am a... (more)
TFM 1645 cuts through the last remaining light of a very busy day on the DME Mason City Sub.
TFM 1645 coasts through rural Iowa scenery.
Super elevation in this Sharp curve has to be 3"+
It's only about 14:00 CST, but this MBEMC is already casting long shadows as it rolls westward, nearing a typical Iowa winter woodland.