On a chilly December morning Iowa Interstate 518 with 2 NS Dash 9s bring CRSA south at County Road F12.
The Cedar Rapids to South Amana job is a short but heavy 53/10, 7190 tonnage, 3968 length. There will be another job running up to Cedar Rapids this afternoon to pull the remaining tonnage.
The Wabash waits at MP 17 for a bridge crew to clear before heading into South Amana Yard.
Three GEVO's and a GP38-2 have charge of the CRSA turn as it approaches East Amana.
Rock Island heritage GEVO 513 heads downhill towards East Amana with the Iowa City turn in tow on a cold February morning.
The Cedar Rapids turn rolls through the Iowa countryside near East Amana on the CRANDIC line from Cedar Rapids to the IAIS wye at Yocum Connection.
Pullin' spikes. A L.A. Colo crewman pulls the old spikes getting ready to remove old stick rail for new CWR.
An L.A Colo crewman position new CWR between the old rails in prep for the installation.
An L.A. Colo track crew is making preparations for five miles of new CWR from Walford to Amana. This crew is heading north to start dropping tie plates for the new rails scheduled to arrive the ne... (more)
A pair of veteran EMD switchers relocate further west along the former MILW mainline to dump ballast. This line now only sees a daily IAIS Cedar Rapids Turn and the occasional IAIS coal train.
Final Run of Crandic Job 2, the road job from Cedar Rapids to Iowa City.
CRPE trundles towards the Amanas on the Cedar Rapids and Iowa City Railway main.