Cedar Valley Railroad unit "bug eye" is a ex-IC unit that looks like a GP10 but was never renumbered. Curious. Photo by unknown, from my collection.
The Cedar River Local is on the way south to Waterloo with 73 cars. Here the job passes thru the town which this one crew is based, Osage. The job is still 65 miles from Waterloo Yard. The Cedar R... (more)
The Cedar River is parked for the night at Osage with 88 cars. Tomorrow the crew will go to work at 7am finish the north trip, then head south back to Waterloo. Grain has started moving due to fal... (more)
The Cedar River blast thru Osage on their way south towards Waterloo, IA. This crew went to work at 7am at Osage and cab to Stacyville Jct., for their train. They then finished their northbound tr... (more)
The southbound Cedar River passes the depot at Osage where the headquarters of the Cedar River is. This crew goes to work here 5 days a week and drives to where the train is or to Waterloo. Today ... (more)
After picking up 25 grain at Osage, the Cedar River is back on the move south towards Waterloo, IA. Osage is located at MP 58 on the Osage sub which run from Mona Jct, near Waterloo, IA, 93 miles ... (more)
Power for the Star Clipper Dinner Train
The view of Osage, Iowa northbound from the cab of IC 1029.