The CN continues to get rail in place In Iowa as fall approaches.The CN has over 57 miles of replacement steel they like to get in before winter sets in. This rail train is heading to the Cedar Ra... (more)
One thing about Midwest winter's is things get screwed up and late. In Chicago things have been a struggle to get 337 out of Kirk Yard and thru Chicago in a timely fashion. Which means 337 has bee... (more)
338 makes the daily trek towards Kirk Yard with a noon departure out of Waterloo. Here the train passes over Prairie Creek just outside of Masonville, about 40 mile east of Waterloo. Not alot of o... (more)
A loaded grain train out of Ida Grove, IA, bound for Helvetia, LA, for unloading, rolls east on the CN Dubuque Sub at sunset. The train is seen here passing thru Masonville, about 40 miles east of... (more)
Something I will never see again: a WC GP40 leading an empty BNSF coal train from Dubuque, IA - Waterloo, IA.
Westbound for Waterloo, M33791 heads west in the early morning sun.
The Chicago - Waterloo long-distance local heads west after working at Farley, Dyersville and Delaware, IA.
The Waterloo - Chicago eastbound local has just met its westbound counterpart at the Beth siding. Next stop is the large VeraSun ethanol plant at Dyersville, IA for 2+ hours of work.
Due to serious damage to the Ottumwa Sub with all the flooding around Burlington, IA, the BNSF has had to reroute and detour a bunch of trains. The CN finally had a crew to move a BNSF detour from... (more)
Regular Manifest Train from Waterloo, IA - Chicago, IL in the early morning sun on a cold January morning.
A trio of SD70s on Christmas Eve Day is the Christmas Gift this photographer was looking for! The regular merchandise train from Waterloo, IA - Chicago, IL exists the Beth siding at East Beth and... (more)
A conductor climbs aboard his train that is parked in the siding at Beth, IA. The green signal in the background is for M338 who will be rounding the train up here.
Regular Merchandise Train from Waterloo, IA - Chicago, IL passes the Beth siding on a hot and humid July morning.
Early morning storm light provides a dramtic effect as the daily freight train from Waterloo, IA - Chicago, IL heads east.
As the daily freight train from Waterloo, IA - Chicago, IL heads east, the camera captures the signal in mid-transition from green to red.