The CN uses the ex-Oakways around Iowa in mainly local service. Getting a pair of them in grain train service is a bit odd. Once in awhile one might be added as a "kicker" for extra powe... (more)
With the long days during the summer and a new job start time at 17:00, this L567 has been in the back of mind for something to hit up this summer. Well thru extra bulk trains 3 SD60's worked thei... (more)
The Cedar Rapids local is approaching the Highway 13 crossing at MP 18 between Central City and Coggon. Today's train has a consist that isnt common much in Iowa anymore. These pair of 40's have b... (more)
Get a hole punch thru the branch, that is the Cedar Rapids local's job today as they head north towards Manchester. The branch hasnt seen a train on the north end of it since the 9th, so dirfts ar... (more)
Cedar Rapids local is on their way back to Cedar Rapids from Manchester with a small train today.
L563 works it's way back toward Cedar Rapids at 25mph after setting out and picking up at Manchester. This Sub is mainly 25mph except for about 12 miles which is 40mph.