Built in 1931 by ACF this EX-Santa Fe Ce 2 caboose is still in active duty being used as a shoving platform for the Iowa Interstate ballast train.
Under late afternoon cloudy skies a trio of GEVO's make a light power move to Cedar Rapids.
After finishing switching at South Amana 513 heads east for a meet with the West Bound BICB at Walcott.
Even though it is spring by the calendar winter isn't quite ready to give up. GEVO 512 leads the CRSA heading for South Amana.
511 shoves a cut of cars into the South Amana Yard.
513 leads the westbound past Johnson County's Kent Park.
Darn good advice! The late afternoon sun highlights the danger sign as 504 rolls over the farm crossing at Yocum Connection.
The westbound waits under the lights for a new crew.
After pushing a cut of ADM hoppers into storage at North Liberty, the slug set eases into the curve at Young's corner on the return trip to Cedar Rapids.
GEVO 500 waits at the west end of the South Amana Yard for a new crew to take it west.
A pair of GEVO's check out the herald on one of the 100 new hoppers recently acquired by the IAIS.
Iowa Interstate GEVO's in profile.
The red crossing gate lights cast a red glow on the frozen, ice covered crossing.
The CRANDIC switches Centro Plastics.