BNSF & NS power on CN L571 split the signals just west of Waterloo, Iowa as they make their way out of the yard with a train of mixed freight.
The heritage of the line in Iowa can still be found on the mailbox, even almost 10 years after the IC took back over the CC&P lines. Couple old IC veterans SD40's head-up this westbound local tow... (more)
Early in the 2000's the black IC power still roam Iowa pretty hot and heavy, especially west of Waterloo. The unwritten rule was to keep the newer bigger CN type power between Chicago and Waterloo... (more)
BNSF and NS power lead CN manifest freight L571 as it crosses over the Cedar River on a sunny Iowa afternoon. Locomotives:BNSF 5707 AC44CWNS 4070 AC44C6M
The Waterloo to Fort Dodge local back in 2003 was an afternoon departure out of Waterloo. Here the job bouncing along on the crappy jointed rail as they make their way west about 25 miles from For... (more)
The CN has gone kind of back to the daylight schedule of L571 leaving Waterloo in the afternoons. Back in 2003 that was a common thing, and it was nice chase into the sun towards Fort Dodge. Too b... (more)
The Cheakamus River rages downwards as CN 571 puts on a show grinding up through the canyon.
A new customer has popped up in Squamish welding imported rail and sending it out on CN's system every... (more)
The GTW 5853 is passing over Southfield Road as they head towards Flat Rock on the Dearborn Subdivision.
A CN local plus lite engines are parked side-by-side as UP crosses a large viaduct in the background.
L571 is in notch 8 as it tries to keep running at track speed of 50mph. The trailing IC SD40R has not had the yellow stripe applied yet.