Proviso to Council Bluffs manifest train rumbles across the Cedar River Bridge on the southeast side of Cedar Rapids. This bridge was once a CNW gauntlet bridge, but later single tracked, and then... (more)
Proviso to Council Bluffs freight rolls thru the small town of Norway along the UP's Clinton Sub. Norway is located at MP 97, which is about 10 miles west of Cedar Rapids.
The Proviso, IL, to Council Bluffs, IA, manifest passes the Land O Lakes elevator along highway 30. This train just left last crew change point at Clinton, IA, 46 miles back. The train is travelin... (more)
Speeding through the curve at Wheaton, Illinois with a manifest bound for Council Bluffs, Iowa is CNW 8646, one of the last two untouched Chicago and Northwestern locomotives on Union Pacific's ro... (more)
A trio of SD9043MACs arrive into Council Bluffs after a long trip across Illinois and Iowa with MPRCB.
A trio of SD9043MAC's and a GP15-1 lead the Proviso to Council Bluffs manifest westbound on the former CNW.
While snapping photos of the 844, a trio of 90MAC's came into sight on the MPRCB.
A UP mixed freight bound for Council Bluffs crawls into the sunset, approaching the diamond with the BNSF Aurora Subdivision at the famous Rochelle Railroad Park.
The C&NW heritage unit leads a westbound manifest.
Another one of Proviso's well known consists, this time with CNW Dash 9 8701 and UP SD40-2 3300, the United Way engine, lead MPRCB past the Elburn Co-op. (Photo #400)
UP 1995 leads a detouring MPRCB over the IC&E. Here is passes an IC&E MCCHU train awaiting a crew.
UP 1995 leads a detouring MPRCB over the IC&E. It's caught in Mount Carroll cruising along at a leisurely 30mph.
UP 1995 leads a detouring MPRCB over the IC&E. Here it's seen passing the Oregon Nuke Plant, conveniently meeting the sun on the way.
UP 1995 leads a detouring MPRCB over the IC&E. Here it's making a brief stop to get a past a red absolute at ESS Davis Jct.
Another one of UP's all star consists throttles up just outside of Rochelle as it heads west.