Clawing it's way out of one river valley and about to drop in to the next one.
Ethanol taking on the curves.
After switching out its train and getting more power At Iowa City and now crossing the frozen Cedar River on its way to Davenport and Rock Island.
Working its way up and out of the Mississippi Valley
Running thought Bellevue with a long train.
In Cedar Falls for a RITS historical meeting, Showing off its new herald
Cleaning up after the plowing the day before, plows work best at 30 to 40 MPH as you can see.
The shots getting hard to get, Time to trim it back.
Last shot after a long day.
The train on the Left is on main 2 the grade is .39% in the new trench and the coal EMTs are on the old main 1 .82% that is now used as a siding, Cold and Sunny day.
Making its way East
Two old SD45's out for a run
Just crossed into Iowa from MO #4 rolls for Fort Madison and Chicago.
Crossing the UP and Grinnell Depot was a shared, RI, M&StL
But is now a restaurant.
Under a dark sky and a vary heavy rain the L571 gets started on its trip to Fort Dodge.