The sun has started to break out as the 1100 Newton Switcher crew brings BICB east out of Ladora Iowa. Trailing on this days BICB is a N&S GP60 and a GMTX (ex KCS) cab end Switcher. The NS GP70 is... (more)
503 battles snow drifts a mile east of Ladora, Iowa
A pair of SD's lead an extra empty grain train into the sunset.
One of the many KCS detouring grain trains running on Iowa Interstate tracks.
QJ 6988 leads the procession of the two QJ's and commuter cars as they head for Iowa City in preparation for the upcoming Train Festival in Rock Island.
Pacing the westbound at MP277 led by 500 and GP38-2 707.
A few hints of winter remain in the ditches along the right of way as GEVO 500 leads the westbound past MP277.
Running lite. A pair of Iowa Interstate engine head westbound at MP 277.
The late afternoon sun shines on GEVO 501 as it leads the westbound BICB through the rolling Iowa countryside at MP 277. Iowa Interstate's two business car (Hawkeye and Abraham Lincoln), behind th... (more)
Iowa Interstate's heritage GEVO 513 along with the two business cars lead Governor Chet Culver's re-election tour west at MP 277.
GEVO 512 leading the BICB is about to duck under the Highway 6 bridge west of Ladora at MP277 on an outstanding autumn day.
GEVO 507 and SD38-2 156 head east for a meet in Marengo with a westbound and a power swap.
The swirling snow nearly consumes GEVO 504 as it encounters high winds and drifting snow between Ladora and Marengo. Ahhhh, ya gotta love winter in the midwest!
The deep drifts have not stopped GEVO 504 from getting through. Here 504 blasts through one of the many drifts she has encountered between Newton and Ladora on the way to Iowa City.
With a couple of days of dry weather, the farmer are most likely too busy to notice new GEVO 512 in charge of the westbound train as it passes through the Iowa countryside on a beautiful November ... (more)