Mingling with newer CN power as they hold for their train.
Making time across snowy Iowa.
After busting a small drift, the snow blows every where, Duck!
Light power kicking up some snow from the night before.
After dropping off storage cars they slowly work there way back to the main. This F40 has had HP added for the Hawkeye Football train by a Genset in the back, so from a F40PH to a more or less GP4... (more)
Running 15 MPH there not going to make it in on there hours at this speed
Making it's way over and down another hill their well on the way to Chicago.
Iowa River Railroad working a cut of empties after making a run up to the CN in Ackley,IA
Off to help out there NW2 thats gone Bad order.
A very heavy frost on the trees give it a unreal look to everything.
Cant pass up a sunset
Lot of wind makes for drifting, Seen here working a deeper one with the wings out all the way and at a slow walking speed, It is leaning from more snow on the North side
Cedar Rapids Job is a short train today, I am liking the GP9 for power.
With the front blade down flanging, working about 2' of snow at a speed of about 30 MPH or 48.2 KPH. it throws the snow clear of the ROW. With the plow set following the local ahead there is less... (more)
Working its way west thru the snowy country side