Iowa Northern Jordan Spreader team does their thing just south of Dunkerton, Iowa on the Oelwein Sub.
Shortly after the road was cleared of car window height drifts Iowa Northern plow train train heads west on the former CGW toward Oelwein
Lot of snow to move in parts of upper midwest. Iowa Northern's New to them Jordan is getting a workout.
The Iowa Northern's Oelwein job went to work at noon today at Waterloo, and only made a Fairbank turn. Here the job picks up empty fertilizer cars from the Coop at Dunkerton. Then job will head to... (more)
The Bryant Turn passes the grain elevators in Dunkerton, on it's return to Bryant Yard in Waterloo, IA
The Iowa Northern's Oelwein job went to work at 8 am at Waterloo and cabbed to Fairbank to put together an ethanol train for the Canadian National at Waterloo, IA. Here they head south towards Wat... (more)
Crossing from one water shed to another and at the same time tiptoeing over old 90# rail.
Vestiges of the Chicago Great Western Mainline to Kansas City. The superelevation in this curve is no longer needed for the 10mph running on what is now a short spur.
The IANR Oelwein Job passes Shasta Park in Dunkerton. Next stop is the large Fairbanks Hawkeye Renewable Energy Ethanol Plant.
The Oelwein turn rolls thru scenic barn and silo country between Dunkerton and Dewar on the old CGW
With DDGs and ethanol from Hawkeye Renewables near Fairbank, Iowa, the Oelwein turn rounds the bend near Dunkerton.
EMT Ethanol train making it's run to Fairbank,IA