Iowa Northern was cautious at every grade crossing while plowing this line as the line had been closed for days. At each crossing a loader scrapped across and a MOW worker watched the plow truck... (more)
In the late 90's the Iowa Northern became power short. They borrowed alot of power from different sources. One source was a couple of IMRL GP9's. Here the North Crew does work at Shell Rock with t... (more)
This years Snow Flake Express seen some sun and 5 full train runs, Sold out it is all for charity. 4800 tickets sold for Magical Mix Kids.
An Iowa Northern local is switching the ethanol plant at Shell Rock, IA early on Sunday morning.
Snowflake Express and Santa on board a train load of Kids and Families And made 6 runs on a 1.5 Hour ride out and back.
Iowa Northern North job has 4 DME SD's on a Ethanal train. They have 43 miles or so till home rail at Nora Springs Jct.
The Iowa Northern has 4 DM&E type units for power on this loaded ethanol train out of Fairbank, IA, bound for the DM&E at Nora Springs. The Iowa Northern uses the DM&E power to get the unit train ... (more)
Iowa Northern Haulage train off the BNSF that runs to the Iowa Northern by the CN.
Passing a Farm on its Morning run to Waterloo
The North Job splits old Rock Island signals on it's way south into Shell Rock.
Not only do they have a Great paint job but cool power to.
Later the same afternoon, the same 4 Iowa Northern GP38-3's approach Shell Rock with a string of covered hoppers.