At sunset, a CTE pushes on the rear of a coal load as it passes steel grain silos at Wheatland, IA.
A westbound UP coal load breaks into sunlight as empties recede and another load appears on the far hill.
Five ACs lead a heavy southbound cosl train past the tower.
An empty UP coal train hustles up the "eastern" slope of Logan Hill.
A couple of UP coal trains work through Reno Junction as construction workers raise a new loadout west of the main line. In a few days the giant blue crane will come crashing down onto the tracks.
A pair of UP ACs leads a CSX vehicle train just south of Glencoe.
A CTE leads coal empties westward through DeWitt.
Southbound between Canyon and Dike.
UP 6002 pauses at Scholl Road in Ames to change crews. Usually trains head into Boone for change-outs, but there was a backup of westbounds today.
UP 6025 leads a K-Line stacker towards Boone, IA this evening.