SW1200 works the massive old style grain elevator in the old bottoms of central Des Moines. When loaded the cars will be picked up by Iowa Interstate to be handed off to NS at Peoria.
The setting evening sun lights up the face of a new SD40N rebuild. The crew has taken the advantage of the snoot nose to store about a months worth of bottled water.
EMD leased unit working for UP at Des Moines
A westbound RI freight passes under the 7th Street viaduct in downtown Des Moines. Doing the honors, and all decked out in the newer blue and white color scheme, are slug-set 298-284-297. It is ... (more)
Iowa Interstate ran a campaign train from Council Bluffs,Iowa to Des Moines for candidate David Young.
Salvage company Carney & Hancock workers transload a damaged FGDA covered hopper, moving the corn from the railcar to truck. This was in RI's Short Line Yard in Des Moines, IA back in the summer ... (more)
CN Budd RDC 1501,which is now a track geometry car,makes a rare apperance on the Iowa Interstate. They were going from Council Bluffs,Iowa to Peoria,Illinois.
Northbound leaves Short Line Yard.
Northbound climbing Swanwood Hill.
One of CP's new GP20ECO lead a geometry train Eastbound on the Iowa Interstate.
Northbound MDMPR crosses above Euclid Ave.
Waiting at SE 18th to head West and spot his train at the elevator.