A major storm hit the Midwest on Saturday February 23rd. The storm dump rain, ice, and snow, followed by high winds. The result left the westside of the state of Iowa in complete disarray. Railroa... (more)
The Eagle Grove to Fort Dodge local begins the trip out of Eagle Grove. The train is passing the distant signal for the diamond on the southside of Eagle Grove. The diamond was removed sometime in... (more)
A loaded grain train is only 5 miles from Eagle Grove, IA, as they pull onto the Jewell Sub off the Estherville Sub at Goldfield. This UP 4750, was ex-CN 5005 rebuild by NRE and leased by UP in la... (more)
A Superior, IA, to Clinton, IA, grain train rolls south on the Jewell Sub at Randall. Randall is located 18 miles north of Ames, IA, where this train will head east on the double mainline towards ... (more)
Only 36 miles left to go on the Jewell Sub for this Eagle Grove, IA to Des Moines, IA manifest as they pass MP 36 in downtown Webster City. The train is also passing the northbound distant signal ... (more)
This Eagle Grove, IA to Des Moines, IA manifest train is only a couple miles from the next stop, the Jewell ethanol plant. The train is passing over a small water ditch north of Jewell. The Jewel... (more)
2 units, 9 empty covered hoppers, and a flag is all that makes up LTZ 56 today as they head south towards the ethanol plant at Jewell. LTZ 56 is crossing Eagle Creek just north of Woolstock.
Winding down for a stop at a grade crossing to flag a cross no head lights
It will take 4 passes to get the snow out of this one.
The last remaining CNW C40-8 heads a potash bound for transfer to the CSX in Chicago.