Back when you could use your cell phone....I got a call from the engineer getting this Marquette to Mason City freight together. "Better get out here, I got 8 of your favorite blue and yellow... (more)
Climbing upgrade through Jackson Junction, a set of seven SD40-2s add some color to an already colorful fall day.
The power on a lengthy 270 crests the grade at Jackson Junction without incident, as the sun is completely below the horizon on a brisk late winter evening.
A smooth stroll at dusk turns into an all out brawl as 360 assults the "warm-up" grade at Jackson Junction. Calmar Hill actually holds the ruling grade title, though Jackson and Algona come in a c... (more)
ICE 6453 hog-backs on one of the many grades in NE Iowa with a KCS Bullet Train.