Cutting its way in heavy wet snow that was rain just a short time ago.
Iowa Northern making its way cross town on UP Trackage rights then on CN on trackage rights as the old ROW is now under US 218.
North Job running the the CN and it has about 3/4 of a mile till CF Jct and home rail.
Stopping to pick up loads
Rolling across UP's Ex CGW bridge across the Cedar River on a Snowy and windy day
Getting Under way after setting out cars for the CN
Passing the Rockford Depot, Painted not restored.
Making a 7 car pickup before rolling south.
Just starting to pull after having a pinion gear cut off ( locked up TM ) The Iowa Northern is coming off its line and getting on the CN Trackage rights.
Up to speed and about 1 mile till they have to work B yard on the CN.
Dragging its train out a 10 MPH slow order on CN trackage rights it is a short run to Waterloo and home rails.
About Clouded as the last rays and train show at the same time.
Making it's way North and finely out of the trees.
On its South bound run Having left Mabel Rock its rocking and rolling to Green, This job works 24-7 the trick is getting running South at the right time of day.
On its South bound run at first light, This job works 24-7 the trick is getting it running South at the right time of day.