CN's Dubuque to Manchester local heads west through the Iowa countryside with a pair of GTW units for power.
So many things have gone into the history books with this scanned slide from 1998. The power is all gone, the railroads are gone, the steel coal cars gone out of coal service, the IEI coal contrac... (more)
M337 rolling track speed thru a sag with a 170 car train on 2 hills at the same time.
M337 blast west on the Dubuque Sub as they past thru Earlville. Earlville is located at MP 221, which is 37 miles west of Dubuque. This is Markham, IL, to Waterloo, IA, daily manifest train for Io... (more)
Rolling in at full power Earlville and soon to top a the hill just one of many ahead this day.
Regular Merchandise Train from Waterloo, IA - Chicago, IL entering Earlville.
The first ethanol train out of VeraSun's Tara plant moves east toward Chicago past a pair of old signals. This train will be handed off to the NS for movement to New Jersey.
WC 7524 and 7506 are screaming in run 8 doing near 60mph as they thunder through the small town of Earlville, IA.