UP 4014 passes under the Canadian National near Logan Iowa.
For a time in the late 1990's, UP ran 5-packs of SD40-2R's on high priority trains. On the point of this consist is UP3101 which was just released from the paint shop a few weeks before. This uni... (more)
Westbound as viewed from the US30 overpass. The second main track here that was torn out a few decades earlier was relaid ain the late 1990's.
"Is this heaven?" Shoeless Joe might not mistake Logan for heaven since the Field of Dreams is on the other side of the state, but Iowa served up a heavenly afternoon for me as I... (more)
A single EMD leads an autorack train through the verdant Boyer River valley of western Iowa. In just a few minutes they will slow for a crew change at Missouri Valley before continuing west into ... (more)
With the 1993 midwestern flood wreaking havoc on many carriers, the railroads are doing their best to keep traffic moving via detours on the remaining lines still above water. The Santa Fe is also... (more)
At the height of the 1993 midwestern flooding many railroads are under water and scrambling to find detour routes to maintain service. At the time, the Chicago & NorthWestern is one of the few (if... (more)
7275 passes through the wide open farmlands of western Iowa.
A westbound ballast train for Grand Island, NE, head thru Logan in western Iowa. The UP 3300 is currently stored in 2010, in Denver, sounds like the UP plans to keep the unit for now. This day in ... (more)
There's nothing like a big ole manifest with varied rolling stock and graffiti. This sundowner is on the block of preceding empty hoppers as a warm May evening's shadows lengthen.
ES44AC 5342, SD70M 4250, and SD70M 4289 lead a westbound intermodal on UP’s Boone Sub.
UP 844 starts its 80mph running.....she did 80 mph for about 20-30 miles.....not an ideal chase but neat to watch otherwise....
UP 844 takes the sweeping curve like a streamlined steamer should, hussling eastbound toward its first and only stop at Denison, IA.
5926 goes it alone on a westbound train of coal empties.
IG2GS 28 with four Gevo's prepares for a crew change in Missouri Valley.