An extra 571 from Waterloo to Ft Dodge is only 15 miles from Ft Dodge. This day was miserable for the conductor and me as winds were up in the 20-30 mph range all day!
An extra 571 is only getting 30 mph out of it's 2 SD40-2 as they work hard on a day where the wind speeds were higher than the train's speed in some locations. White out conditions existed here we... (more)
An extra 571 rolls west towards Ft Dodge on a cold windy day.
Repainted IC SD40-2 6135, a UP SD70M, a patched SP SD40M-2, a CN SD75I, and WC Operation Livesaver SD45 7525 lead a southbound manifest at Homewood.
X132 passes thru Kenton with a former IC SD40-2 in the lead
IC 6135 sitting in the House Track behind the Grenada Depot
IC 6135, IC 6002