Chicago Central & Pacific train No. 51 meets an eastbound Burlington Northern freight at East Dubuque, Illinois, on October 23, 1993. Powering the westbound CC&P train are EMD GP38 Nos. 2009 and 2... (more)
CCP 8171 leads a coal train out of the tunnel at East Dubuque, IL. The tunnel cuts into the bluff, turns 90 degrees, then exits onto a diamond over the former Burlington mainline before crossing t... (more)
Chicago Central train No. 51 heads out of Dubuque, Iowa, past rolling hills of farmland on October 23, 1993. Powering the train are EMD GP38 Nos. 2009 and 2007.
Eastbound Ft. Dodge, IA, to Waterloo, IA, local is stopped waiting for another crew to take it into Waterloo.
An eastbound grain train out of Waterloo works over the hogbacks east of Raymond. These 4 GP38's are in for a workout the next 130 miles as they make their way east to Chicago.
An eastbound grain train is pounding the grade out of Hilltop as they pass thru Raymond, about 6 miles east of Waterloo. All 4 GP38's are all out to keep the tonnage moving. For many years geeps w... (more)
The Waterloo-Cedar Rapids-Dubuque local has a short train today as they heads towards Manchester and then south to Cedar Rapids. This job then will heads back north out of Cedar Rapids and on to D... (more)
4 red GP38's pound the grade at Beth Siding, enroute east towards Chicago, IL, with a loaded grain train from Waterloo. The train is 35 miles east of Waterloo.
The Chicago, IL, to Council Bluffs, IA, intermodal train pulls into the siding at New Hartford for a meet. The Illinois Central has just bought back the CC&P in the last year. Now its presence is ... (more)
The CN is working east towards Chicago with its Jordan Spreader. Here the spreader nose plows the siding at Dyersville. A foot of snow, along with a day of high winds has the railroad drifted in. ... (more)
IC 8032 works the Cedar Rapids yard. To the left is the turntable and part of the engine house that have been long ago demolished.
A local from the west pulls into Waterloo near Susie. This local is dragging in 2 dead units and a train that was stuck in a snow drift for a couple days near Marcus, IA. The fun times of Iowa win... (more)