The sun begins to set behind the clouds in Denison, IA as an eastbound intermodal races across the former Chicago and Northwestern mainline.
Late evening in the Midwest as a westbound empty coal train makes their way back to the Powder River Basin. Can see one of the many wind farms that scatter the countryside of The Hawkeye State<... (more)
It's a gorgeous but hot morning in June as a Chicago-bound hotshot rolls past the fields of Iowa.
It's a typical evening in Iowa as a westbound stack train meets an eastbound stack train at the west end of Ogden, IA on May 24, 2013.
The eastbound Z-train passes a Lincoln Highway monument along with a set of wheels from the recent (May, 2013) 30-car coal train derailment here that closed down a track on the mainline, and close... (more)
Westbound stack depart Ogden, Iowa late in the evening as they head towards the crew change point in Missouri Valley.
The DPUs on two UP stack trains cross paths at West Ogden after meeting each other around sunset.
At West Ogden, two stack trains meet running left hand main on the Boone Subdivision. The stack train on the left will continue to follow an Ethanol Train and run on Approach Medium Signals unless... (more)
UP 6740, the DPU of an eastbound coal train, glides past a farm near Westside, IA.
A westbound train of reefers races by behind the DPU of an eastbound coal drag as it approaches the outskirts of Denison, IA.
Following two eastbounds, UP 3985 departs Missouri Valley yard on her journey east to Boone.
After "slippin'" up a bit getting off of the main road because of the recent rain, we missed the shot off the hill at Woodbine. Luckily, we were rewarded with a break in the clouds and three ex-CN... (more)
A new AC4400CW-CTE leads a loaded coal train into Boone, ready for a crew change.