Right after a frosty sunrise, an eastbound stacker climbs upgrade thru Luzerne. Have to say the drone adds some coolness to the long shadows on the sunrises and sets. This train is working east to... (more)
An eastbound bird climbs out of Iowa River Valley east of Belle Plaine. Couple North Western Z-tops power these train still in 1997. UP took over late 1995, so change is on the way to the CNW. The... (more)
Westbound Proviso to North Platte freight train begins the descend into the Iowa River Valley east of Belle Plaine. The train is seen here passing thru the small town of Luzerne in central Iowa. T... (more)
Hot shot Z-train from Salt Lake City, UT, to Global 1 Intermodal Yard, IL, has just pass thru the tiny community of Luzuerne in central Iowa. The hotter train for the UP have been running with 5 u... (more)
This North Platte, NE, to Proviso, IL, manifest train is working upgrade into Luzerne.
Union Pacific AC44's 5887, 6044, and 6693 power an empty coal train west through the fields in Luzerne, Iowa.
I had a hard time getting trio of CNW Dash 9's, but here the afternoon bird had 3 this day. The train is racing west as they are about to drop down Luzerne Hill, about 5 miles east of Belle Plain,... (more)
A westbound stack train blast thru Luzerne as they begin the descend down Luzerne Hill. This consist is all gone or renumbered in 2010. The CNW 8717 became the UP 9821 in May 2001, the SP 9197 was... (more)
An empty bare table train tops the grade at Luzerne as they work east towards Clinton, IA, the next crew change. Luzerne is located about 25 miles west of Cedar Rapids, IA, on the double main thru... (more)
Topping Luzerne hill.
With winter nearly gone, a trio of six axle power leads an eastbound stacker east of Luzerne, Iowa.
With two GE's in charge, UP ballast train heads west toward Luzerne, Iowa.
Last light, last train of the day, and the Pan shot came out well
A westbound stack train heads west into the setting sun on the UP's mainline across Iowa.