A loaded grain train out of Yetter, IA, rolls east towards Waterloo. Grain season is in full swing in Iowa this year. Many grain trains for the Gulf have been running in and out of Iowa. This trai... (more)
Well it has been over 8 years since the CN has any type of plow equipment in Iowa other than wedge plows to fight winter. This year 2 Jordan Spreaders have been brought out to try and work the dri... (more)
L571 is in notch 8 as it tries to keep running at track speed of 50mph. The trailing IC SD40R has not had the yellow stripe applied yet.
The headlight of a BNSF shuttle train is approaching the small town of Duncombe. It is pretty quite here at 9pm but the quietness is about to be broken with the sounds of a 50mph grain train bounc... (more)
A grain empty for Ida Grove pulls out of the siding at Duncombe at 10mph after meeting a grain train from Ida Grove.