KCS ACe leading 261 passes the old searchlight at Cotter
An empty Fruitland coal train slams thru the west end of Cotter minutes from sunset. Cool to see old ex-Rock Island signals, with a pot signal, still in service here. The train is 55 miles from be... (more)
The DP Power on an empty Fruitland coal train slams thru the west end of Cotter minutes from sunset. Cool to see old ex-Rock Island signals, with a pot signal, still in service here. The train is... (more)
475 passing by the still standing RI signals in Cotter on the Ottumwa Sub.
CP 7051 leads the CP 475 past the signals in Cotter, IA on the Ottumwa Sub past a set of Rock Island signals.
A westbound CP freight train is heading for Kansas City as they pass the west end of Cotter Siding in south-east Iowa. In little over 1 year away from this photo the sale of the CP lines to the Ra... (more)
The daily Davenport, IA, to Kansas City, MO, freight train pulls into the siding at Cotter for a long wait. They will wait a couple hours for a Muscatine Coal train just about to leave Rutledge. T... (more)
Milwaukee Road 2035 and 2008, both GP40s, sandwich U28B number 5501, sit in the hole as a string of at least 5 EMDs pass them on the main in Cotter Iowa. It was a very rare event in those days, b... (more)
With no meet scheduled, a westbound holds the main through Cotter.
KCSP heads north with a pair of rebuilt GP38-2s for the Iowa Interstate trailing 5 matching IC&E engines.