CN L571 off to do battle with the drifts west of here. UP power today one never knows what will show up the next day.
The Waterloo, IA, to Sioux City, IA, local is about 20 miles into the trip out of Waterloo. This local has over 100 cars for all the industries between Waterloo and Sioux City, plus it will setout... (more)
Wild mix of power for the CN Iowa line.
Running at rack speed The dogcatching crew bring L 570 in.
A loaded grain train from Western Iowa rolls thru the fog at New Hartford. This train is about 20 miles from Waterloo. Back in the late 90's the batch of IC SD70's were fairly new to the IC system... (more)
The Chicago, IL, to Council Bluffs, IA, intermodal train pulls into the siding at New Hartford for a meet. The Illinois Central has just bought back the CC&P in the last year. Now its presence is ... (more)
Having just worked New Hartford L570 has 17 more miles till the road work is finished then time to put the train away.
Splitting the signals.
Power for a loaded grain train at Ida Grove, IA, is in the siding at New Hartford to meet a loaded grain train out of Alta, IA. This crew will take 25 empties to spot at Manson, IA, on their way w... (more)
First light, and 17 miles to go till Waterloo yard and the end of the run.
Yard job out of town going to New Hartford to make a set out
Stripped of their wire for scrap, a lonely railroad pole line watches the sun set as an empty grain train shoots by at 50 mph. The BNSF empty grain train is headed for the CN served elevator at Y... (more)