IANR 4001 leads the "South Job" northbound past the Vinton depot, on its way to Waterloo, Iowa.
Called by many names, this is the old Burlington, Cedar Rapids and Northern Railway de... (more)
A rare evening IANR South Job extra run to CR turned even better when a thunderstorm produced a shelf cloud as a backdrop! An Iowa storm front and a train is something I’ve wanted to catch for a l... (more)
The Iowa Northern ran a passenger special out of south out of Waterloo on Good Friday. The trip went from Bryant Yard in Waterloo to the end of the property at Cedar Rapids for investors and accou... (more)
Passengers wait patiently for the arrival of the Palo Express at Vinton. The train is arriving on its 3rd trip of the day. For $12 passengers could make a roundtrip ride from Palo to Vinton or vi... (more)
Iowa Northern's assistant GM Bill MaGee works on changing out the headlight bulb on the 678. This will be the 1st trip out of Vinton so they are working on the finally touches before heading south... (more)
Palo flood relief train, All runs sold out at $12.00 a ride
A midday run is not common on the South job, Needs paint
Less than a month into it's service on the Iowa Northern, IANR 3807 leads a John Deere special southwards towards Cedar Rapids. The train consisted of 81 flats with two tractors on each. Tonight... (more)
Three of Iowa Northern Railroad's newly painted and refurbished GP-38s pull a train through Vinton.