A Long Beach to Global 3 stack train passes this farmstead outside of Blairstown on the UP's East-West main thru Iowa. I really like this place as there is alot of props to shoot, but elevation wa... (more)
Today was the 1st real warm day of the year. So I decided to head out for a couple hours along the UP Clinton Sub in central Iowa. My 2 year old has taken a liking to trains as much as his dad doe... (more)
Winter Storm Kayla is hitting Iowa hard. Western Iowa is being hit especially hard with heavy snow and wind. In eastern Iowa there isn't much snow, but still strong northwest winds are creating so... (more)
The engineer on this Proviso Yard, IL, to North Platte, NE, manifest train has the throttle slammed in notch 8 as he work his land barge junk train west. These SD90-43's are getting put back in se... (more)
A Proviso Yard, IL, to Des Moines, IA, manifest rolls west on the Clinton Sub near sunset. Tuck away between 2 SD70's is a UP switcher alot for the ride to Des Moines. The train is working west be... (more)
A westbound freight train is on the Clinton Sub between Cedar Rapids and Marshalltown. Back in 1999 alot of old CNW and SP power litter the UP. The UP 5975 was the ex-CNW 8011 that was renumbered ... (more)
On July 14, 2000, the UP 4017 and 4012 were relased into service by the UP. Here on their madien trip west, they power a stack train just east of Blairsburg on East-West Main thru Iowa. They didnt... (more)
An eastbound coal train has a good roll on them as they past east of Blairstown at sunset. Blairstown is located about 12 miles west of Beverly Yard near Cedar Rapids.