With 98 load pushing them down the 1% grade, this B-36 local crew has this 650-746 loaded ethanol train rolling east towards the next crew change at Marquette. The crew is setup 2x1 in DP configur... (more)
A B-36 extra local crew is waiting for a warrant after a westbound empty ethanol train just finished setting out power for them at Lawler. Once this crew gets a warrant they will then pull 98 load... (more)
A Lawler Ethanol Train pulls out of the plant at MP 63 at the Mason City with a pair of unlikely units for an ethanol train. I would guess these 2 GEVO's came off the KCS at Kansas City on a empty... (more)
The 476 train has a set out here at the Ethanol Plant.
EMT Ethanol is about 4 miles out it's ethanol load out as it pounds it's way up hill.
Got the Moon but not as planned as they stopped and worked picking up a car and the moon got much higher then I wanted, Oh well.
With over a mile worth of train behind the power they are still pulling hard with most of the train still on the up hill side.
First East bound train after being shut down by drifts.
It's well after sunset the train will run all night working it's way to Marquette,IA and South to Savanna,IL and on to Chicago.
Working hard pulling out of Lawler, Just topping the hill.
ICE 6444 running as the DME 6071 is headed west to pick up a loaded DDG train long hood forward.
Shot after sunset this train full of empties and with only 2 running is still dragging slowly up the hills.
With just a few minutes of daylight left, KCS haulage rights train 360 (with 2 tank cars along for the ride) pulls over a hogback.
An impressive nine unit consist leads a westbound across the Iowa countryside.