Snow piled high after the latest storm Iowa Traction shoves a cut of cars into the AGP plant.
With snow piled high Iowa Traction motor waits to switch plant.
The last electric interurban freight railroad in action, as IATR 60 leads a short manifest west for awaiting customers along the line.
Iowa Traction #60 rests on the lead into the AGP elevator in Mason City, IA on the last remaining interurban electric railroad.
Approaching Benjamin Avenue along 19th Street in Mason City, Iowa, is Iowa Traction No. 54 hauling six gons to their yard and shops at Emery on the west side of town on April 15, 2008.
A six-car Iowa Traction freight passes the Budweiser distributer at 19th Street and Benjamin Avenue in Mason City, Iowa, on April 15, 2008. The train is powered by Baldwin-Westinghouse steeple cab... (more)
Carefully watching his train during a switching move is a Iowa Traction Railway motorman on steeple cab No. 60 at Mason City, Iowa, on April 15, 2008.
Iowa Traction Railway steeple cabs Nos. 60 and 51 switch the yard at Emery on the west side of Mason City, Iowa, on April 15, 2008. No. 60 was built in 1917, while sister No. 51 is four years youn... (more)
Iowa Traction Railway steeple cab No. 54 switches the AGP bean plant in Mason City, Iowa, on April 15, 2008. The size of the 50-ton electric locomotive built in 1920 is dwarfed by the modern cover... (more)
Iowa Traction Railway No. 54 pulls cars out of the AGP bean plant across 19th Street in Mason City, Iowa, on April 15, 2008. On the right is motor No. 60 with a train on the “main line.”