I spent all night moving this train from Chicago to Dubuque. When I got home at 5am you could see that the sunrise was going to be spectacular due to some thunderstorms around and some interesting... (more)
When the weather turns cold, the track has alot of strain put on it with the contracting steel. Many joints can come apart, as is the case here at MP 268.4 on the CN Dubuque Sub. M337 has slowed d... (more)
M337's crew now begins the task of switching out their inbound train that is yarded at Waterloo. Once the cars are switched out, the L571 local will be built for the daily night run to Ft. Dodge. ... (more)
Only 12 days old, the 2943 makes its way to Iowa on M337. This unit was setup at Symington from GE, and made the 1st trip to Kirk Yard, now the 2nd trip is on the Kirk Yard to Waterloo daily manif... (more)
Winter has come early for the Midwest in 2014, with an early snow storm in November. Here the daily Kirk Yard, IN, to Waterloo, IA, manifest train works west 18 miles from Waterloo. Today's train ... (more)
Kirk Yard, IN, to Waterloo, IA, manifest train is working west out of Jesup. Springs storms blacken the sky as they roll off to the northeast in the muggy evening. M337 is 11 miles from the final ... (more)
A pair of IC SD70's are in control of today's M337 as they switch Hawthorne Yard.
A pair of clean IC SD70s have pulled up just as the sun begins to set.