An eastbound coal train begins the climb out of the East Nishnabotna River Valley as they pass this restored ex-CB&Q depot here in Red Oak. Built in 1903, the BN was going to demolish this depot ... (more)
With no plans relayed to the crew or the dispatcher, this Herzog rock train is somehow in place to dump rock west on the Creston Sub. This train came east out of Pacific Jct in a 1x1 DP setup with... (more)
Amtrak #6 is seen at Red Oak with plenty of express business on the head end.
An NS ET44AC leads a BNSF empty coal drag as it races across rural Iowa.
BN eastbound coal is led by 2 SD70MAC's at Red Oak, IA, 6 months before the BNSF merger.
BNSF 6139 leads coal loads east near Red Oak.