Iowa Northern ran a Family reunion train at the old Rock Island depot in Downtown Cedar Falls.
Grain on it's way to ADM.
Rolling thru some small drifts on it's way west to battle with more snow.
Cedar River RR is the old Jack Haley line that he started and then started the CC&P buying the lines from the ICG that wanted out of Railroading. Here they are at MP1 of the Stacyville branch on ... (more)
First rays lighting some hard to get power.
Working the drifts and is a short way from a stop to inspect at Calmar.
A nice cut of Ethanal is slowly making its way to Waterloo,IA
Winging back the drifts is a never ending battle this year and slow, In deep snow 1 or 2 MPH is about all they need to do. The wind is mostly out of the North so more ends up on the north side and... (more)
Crossing a ratty looking trestle.
Crossing over the CN on a slow Sunday, Do to trackage rights they take 3 lines to get back to their line. IC, WCF&N CGW.
Hitting the curve just like in days past? Ex Milwaukee main line. The Mars light is off for now, For a time it didn't have one and it covering that time.
Crossing the Iowa River a odd set of power of a SD40-2W and a SD70M-2
A Night photo that can't likely be replicated.
Iowa Interstate is a 30th anniversary paint job pared with IAIS 513 a true Rock Island heritage unit. Passing a Iowa City landmark a true RI Depot.
Crossing over Catfish creek about a mile in from the Mississippi. Ex Oakway, GMTX 9095