Getting back up to speed from a 25MPH curve About 7 miles to the yard.
Working up Macy Hill
Harvest Is about finished and the Ethanol is rolling East.
Clawing it's way out of one river valley and about to drop in to the next one.
Some have to work on the forth, The need for Ethanol out East keeps the trains running. Here there passing the old CC&P sign with a green diamond.
First good pull out of Waterloo and this Ethanal trains not losing to much speed.
Making it's way over and down another hill their well on the way to Chicago.
After getting over little Raymond hill there running all out to get some speed for big Raymond hill and it may take 2 more hills till track speed is attained. 88 cars will let them do better then ... (more)
88 cars was a hard pull on this line, Close to max if not a bit over tons to HP.
Two historic pieces for Argentinian Railroads, ALCo RSD16 and EMU Metropolitan Vickers, now retired, and transformed to office of assintance to homeless childs and adults.
BNSF ES44AC, SD70ACe, and ES44AC cruise in front of a spectacular early spring sunset with another empty taconite train headed for Iron Range.
A Set up shot, no one was on the train.
Urban Sintra - Areeiro