Cutting its way in heavy wet snow that was rain just a short time ago.
L571 had the UP Olympic Torch unit and just after air testing the snow started and made getting a clean shot hard.
ICG RI Diamond In Cedar Falls the Rock Island has been shut down all most a year now and Iowa Northern hasn't started up.
Entering a snowscape full of drifts from 60MPH winds. The Month of February will be remembered by the ones that had to work out in it.
Local road train rolling thru Cedar Falls first town West of Waterloo.
Iowa Northern heads north with an empty potash train out of Waterloo. Since the UP run thru power was facing the wrong direction on the loaded side, the IANR helped out with one of their units tod... (more)
ICG's train Chicago - Council Bluffs making its way West.
BNSF and NS power lead CN manifest freight L571 as it crosses over the Cedar River on a sunny Iowa afternoon. Locomotives:BNSF 5707 AC44CWNS 4070 AC44C6M
The Iowa Northern's North Crew makes its way north towards Manly. The crew left Bryant Yard about 3 hours ago and hasn't done well to get across the CN trackage between Linden Ave and Cedar Falls ... (more)
Needing room at Bryant Yard in Waterloo, the Iowa Northern cabbed their Butler Crew to Waterloo to grab 2 units and 115 cars and head back to Butler. Here the crew comes off the Canadian National'... (more)
About finished there run south with all the drifts behind them.
A northbound IANR empty unit ethanol train crosses CN's bridge over the Cedar River in Cedar Falls, IA on Oct. 11, 2013, led by GP38-2 No. 3805.
North Job running the the CN and it has about 3/4 of a mile till CF Jct and home rail.
CN's Budd RDC is testing the lineament and gauge.
CN's Cedar River RR is the old Jack Haley line. Rolling past MP 0.5 there day just started