Iowa Terminal GE 70-ton #75 at Charles City, IA in the summer of '75.
Passing Verasun Ethanol Plant with one job making a pick up The other working its way to Mason City
The Cedar River local is about to cross the IC&E Mason City Sub at Charles City. Kind of surprised this unit might make it into 2009 on CN's roster. The Cedar River went to work today at 09:30, a... (more)
The ICE and it's employees move forward into the unknown on their last day of independence. Tomorrow will bring CP ownership and new oppertunities. “You won’t be smiling for long when it’s all gon... (more)
ICE's last day of independence. "I can't stay another day. I'll throw the pages on the floor, I'm starting over like before. I'll change this stupid ending and stay with you forever more." Scorpio... (more)
HUCC passes the fairly new VeraSun ethanol plant. -10 with wind gusts up to 40mph and a wind chill of atleast -30...and I'm the one that elected to stand out on a bridge!
Frosty day and hard light, Drifting down hill in DB's
HUCC crests the ruling grade west of Calmer Hill.
HUCC accellerates out of town after making a pick up.
It's almost a whiteout as IC&E's eastbound train from Mason City to Marquette, Iowa is about to pass under Highway 218 just west of Charles City.
6370 is starting to get a run for Double Day hill east of Charles City. This 1% grade tells how the rest of the day will be on this sub. 18mph at the top means that everything is running good and ... (more)
DME 6081 is just by the crossing nickname Floyd Crossing as they start downhill into Charles City with loaded ethanol train.
The southbound Cedar River job crosses over the IC&E's Mason City Sub at Charles City, IA