Iowa Northern was cautious at every grade crossing while plowing this line as the line had been closed for days. At each crossing a loader scrapped across and a MOW worker watched the plow truck... (more)
Shortly after the road was cleared of car window height drifts Iowa Northern plow train train heads west on the former CGW toward Oelwein
The Iowa Northern went out for the 3rd time this week with their new Jordan Spreader. The 1st 2 times they did the Manly Sub around Nora Springs. Today's agenda was the Oelwein Sub from Dewar to O... (more)
Iowa Northern Jordan Spreader trains stops at the former Rock Island depot in Rockford. The plow train is working north from Waterloo toward Manley.
A major storm hit the Midwest on Saturday February 23rd. The storm dump rain, ice, and snow, followed by high winds. The result left the westside of the state of Iowa in complete disarray. Railroa... (more)
What a difference 3 days make! A powerful winter storm beat on the Iowa landscape all day Sunday winds whipped up to 60 mph and some snowfall. The effects were pretty serve around the state! Railr... (more)
The Iowa Northern has been working towards getting themselves better setup for winter weather. The railroad purchased 2 plows to help keep the railroad open. Unfortunately moisture in the air line... (more)