CIC SW1500 123 along with its mated slug head out to ADM for some late afternoon switching.
The catch of the day! UP (Salt Lake 2002) is the third unit of an eastbound train. The sun came out at just the right time after the conductor has uncoupled his train on the west end of Beverly Ya... (more)
Two years ago today (June 12th), the swollen Cedar River took down CRANDIC's downtown bridge and several of their hopper cars. Here, ten days later, the river is still high, and the damage is mor... (more)
Two years ago today (June 12th), the swollen Cedar River took down CRANDIC's downtown bridge> and ... (more)
Five minutes after shooting the EJ&E 675, a Union Pacific local trundles by with the UPY 675. Not often photographed, UP's fleet of tired GP15's still earn their keep switching customers.
The daily local to from Waterloo to Cedar Rapids drills the yard just north of downtown. It was a nice surprise when we heard EJ&E 675 get a warrant over the radio!
Switching out there cars on the old MILW side, The yard was the Ottumwa to Jackson Jct. Line.
CIC 122 has just come from the 900 Yard pushing a string of cars onto a siding west of ADM.
The CBPR has put their train together headed by 5207 and the MOPAC heritage unit in fourth place leaves Beverly Yard.
The crew of 121 has just come on duty and prepares to head out to do some evening switching.
A westbound stacker heads into the sunset while a pair of GP15's working job 71 wait to cross over.
An eastbound stacker passes MP 86 on the east end of Beverly Yard.
The PECR coal train has reached it's destination at CRANDIC's Dows Yard on the Southwest side of Cedar Rapids. Here, the IAIS crew will cut the power off and the CRANDIC will transport the coal to... (more)
A westbound empty coal train is crossing the Cedar River as the late afternoon sun sets the entire train aglow.
An empty coal train led by 6036 rumbles past a GP15-1 yard switcher work the south yard.