Sometimes the shadow can be your friend. I like how the ground guy's shadow it prefect in on the ground and how the motorman is working on flipping the trolley pole for direction change in this sh... (more)
Jordan Spreader plow train has re-crewed on the south side of Mason City and will work its way north on the Spine Line.
Snow piled high after the latest storm Iowa Traction shoves a cut of cars into the AGP plant.
With snow piled high Iowa Traction motor waits to switch plant.
Two UP Geeps of SP and Rio Grande heritage switch cars at Golden Grain Energy on the south side of Mason City, IA and just off the UP Spine Line
The last electric interurban freight railroad in action, as IATR 60 leads a short manifest west for awaiting customers along the line.
A brand new UP SD70AH makes its way south through Mason City, IA on the UP Spine Line.
The Chicago & Northwestern heritage unit rests awaiting a new crew on the south side of Mason City, IA next to the Golden Grain Ethanol plant on the UP Spine Line.
Iowa Traction #60 rests on the lead into the AGP elevator in Mason City, IA on the last remaining interurban electric railroad.
A northbound manifest awaits a new crew at sunset on a cold North Iowa early winter evening.
A pair of rebuilt SD40 types leads a southbound manifest through the middle of Mason City, IA on the UP Spine Line.
Two UP Geeps work Golden Grain Energy, as a road freight departs for points south on the south side of Mason City, IA.
The crew of DM&E 6050 prepares to depart Mason City under the cover of darkness for points east.
The Iowa Traction has just finished switching out the Renewable Energy Group ethanol facility and heads east with a big cut of tank cars. Locomotives:IATR 50 BLW Steeple Cab
An Iowa Traction electric enters the AGP corn facility to pick up cars while a truck loaded with corn waits to enter and unload its cargo. Locomotives:IATR 51 BLW Steeple Cab