Grain going to Dubuque and then Chicago
#51 crossing the CNW's Spine Line and Mills tower in Iowa Falls.
Plow is plowing and flanging so highrail's can get out and inspect the line.
Loads grinding along trying to gain speed on the down hill parts of the run.
CCP 7904 switches some TOFC cars in their Council Bluffs, IA yard in May of 1987. The IC heritage is readily apparent.
I-11 looking train begins the trip out of Waterloo bound for Council Bluffs. The train passes thru Susie on the west end of double track at Waterloo. 3 IC 38's help out this aged Paducah. Back in ... (more)
A quintet of geeps, led by CCP 1749, make a glorious sound as they bring a coal train thru Carnarvon, IA in August of 1994.
So many things have gone into the history books with this scanned slide from 1998. The power is all gone, the railroads are gone, the steel coal cars gone out of coal service, the IEI coal contrac... (more)
The Chicago Central logo slowly deteriorates on the side of the 8190. This GP10 has been stored in Waycross for a long time, and the elements are taking their toll. Photo taken with permission.
Freeport Switcher waits at Wallace Yard Freeport with the former Illinois Central offices in the background. At one time Freeport was a major junction. In addition to the Chicago to Iowa line Fr... (more)
Westbound arrives at Wallace Yard waiting for an Eastbound.
Westbound from Chicago to Waterloo, Iowa passes the former Illinois Central depot in historic Galena.
A heavy January snow is just beginning as Chicago Central power is fueled at the Freeport Engine facility.
The CCP is making a delivery to the UP yard in the Bluffs as the SW10 works the yard lead.
CCP 1749 crosses C Avenue northeast of Deloit, IA as it slowly makes its' way east with a coal train in August of 1994.