CNW 8027 leads a coal train thru Crescent, IA in May of 1987. Omaha, NE looms in the distant background.
Most locomotive tinted cab windows are sealed tight these days for security and climate control reasons, so it was a pleasant surprise when I later returned home to process this image and noticed ... (more)
Eastbound coal buckets race up the ex northwestern through the small community of Crescent at sunset.
The sun has risen over the bluffs and the light fog is beginning to lift as a UP coal train pushes north through Crescent,Ia
UP 1996 leads the Proviso to Council Bluffs through Crescent on a beautiful morning.
Union Pacific's relationship with "K-Line" stems well over 30 years as their partnership with on dock rail bridge service started in the late 1970s. In today's world of intermodal service the flex... (more)
UP 844 with the Shiloh Limited Steam Special and UP 2010 BSA Heritage Unit skirting along the bluffs at Crescent Iowa.
UP's DD40X and Rio Grande Heritage unit lead an engineering special northbound on the Omaha Sub past flooded farm fields from the over flowing Missouri River at Crescent Iowa.
UP Engineering Inspection Special, with UP 2010, Boy Scouts of America special paint unit, is eastbound at Crescent Iowa.
IC 6010 handles the short twenty car train Northbound at Crescent Iowa.
Union Pacific's NEW C&NW Heritage unit, UP 1995, together with the last remaining C&NW units roll westbound MPRCB manifest train at Crescent Iowa.
Eastbound Board of Directors' special gets rolling behind new GEVO units, bound for Global 3 intermodal facility.
Des Plaines coal train interchanged off the UP at Council Bluffs heads east on CC trackage.