ICG's train Chicago - Council Bluffs making its way West.
Passing the sharp curve passing the depot.
Chicago Central had 8 SDP45 on lease for 3 month's. Pulling out the sag from Buffalo creek the SDP45's and one SD45-2 are in 8.
Daily train of interchange cars for the Iowa Interstate RR. This no longer runs as the train is given to the IAIS at Cedar Rapids now.
Light and fast Chicago MStP train
#51 crossing the CNW's Spine Line and Mills tower in Iowa Falls.
The F40PH horn blared for the crossing and now Dynamic brakes and blended with air slow the Empire Builder for its stop.
Inbound and outbound power is a zoo of models today. SD20 SD24 still in Southern paint, ex GM&O GP30 to. Back when if you stayed out of the way they just waved.
Mason City to Calmer turn having just toped the grade a nice set of MILW SD10s all matching paint looked great.
Loads coming in for crew change.
Plow is plowing and flanging so highrail's can get out and inspect the line.
Loads grinding along trying to gain speed on the down hill parts of the run.
Wednesdays double header smoking it up for a run by before loading and getting on its way back to Williams, AZ.
FPA4 Notches up on its way back to Williams, AZ
Flanging with nose blade with wings in so Highrail track inspector can make his run.