With a long cut of cars in tow, the CN job L523 pulls forward across an Ex. CNW bridge over the Fox River to clear the switches at the paper mill in Kaukauna WI.
An ex-Illinois Central GP38-2, now wearing CN colors, sits at CN's Glenn Yard in Chicago as it awaits its next assignment. Locomotives:IC 9563 GP38-2
This Ft. Dodge, IA to Arthur, IA turn local rolls west thru the the small town of Ulmer at MP 418. Ulmer is located 43 miles west of Ft Dodge. In 4 miles this local will head west on the Ida Grove... (more)
An Arthur turn rolls along at 40 mph as they past MP 401 near Rockwell City. At MP 422 this local will turn onto the Ida Grove Sub for the 20 mile trip down to Arthur, IA. This job runs a couple t... (more)
Out in Western Iowa an Arthur turn creeps along at 10 mph on the branch to Ida Grove, IA. This is a branch off the Omaha Sub that runs 23 miles from CTC Ida Jct. to Ida Grove. This branch is ex-Ch... (more)
Detail of the horribly mangled track of the west spur of the Forest Park branch. If it weren't for the new freight cars left on the line, a casual viewer would probably assume that no train could ... (more)
The Forest Park job backs down the decrepit branch line track. In spite of the horrible track conditions, the train actually went down the line at a relatively fast clip.
IC GP38-2 9563 pokes out from behind some cars in the yard waiting for its next assignment.