Last light and a moonrise and the endangered SF cantilever signals.
Ready to go, A lot of snow for them, Now thats something i would like to see.
Mostly flanging and widening up the drifts the day after they plowed the line open
Grinding to a stop at MP2 as the train ahead turns South as Fan and RPNet Dereck gets his foggy shot
After slowing down from track speed 79 MPH the Silver Pilot (E5) and NZ rolls over the ex TP&W crossing now Keokuk Jct. RR
Dragging a long at track speed.
Land of Cows the IC had a Land of Corn a Chicago to Iowa train that looked somewhat like this.
Last winters snow and wind was an everyday chore till it got above 32 and crusted over. The ICE ( DME ) ran a Russell plow to nock back the drifts and keep them from getting to big.
As the CN 5560 is parked on the runaroung The GTW is on the truofare CN 7042 switching on the old siding switch lead
The Corn is getting tall, starting to look like summer
Just trying to get home after not running trains for 4 days WSL is punching wholes in the drifts on its way to Mason City.
Ethanol Loads dragging it's train thru the sharp curve in the tunnel and a cross the Mississippi at the same time.
Rolling East with just a little snow and a light train.
Crossing over from main 2 to main 1 and just under the bridge the will get off the old IC rail and back on there main line. The old East Cabin is on the left.