Clearing Yard-oriented train has come down the Mississippi River & is along UP's ex-C&NW mainline with the Gateway Bridge to IL in the background.
Changing crews in Clinton, IA.
Leaving the crew change in Clinton behind, the M-PRCB, with a former C&NW SD40-2 in charge, heads west into Iowa. An eastbound coal load with a DPU is just arriving in town.
With a crew change complete, the 8646 starts to pull.
EX-SOO geep to become part of the CP Rail system now?
End of the line for the BNSF in Clinton, Iowa. At one time the was the DRI line owned buy the MILW CB&Q and RI
Two DM&E SD40-3's (ex-Canadian Pacific SD40's) lead a southbound empty grain train across the Union Pacific in Clinton, IA.
An IC&E GP9 and DM&E GP40-2 sit in Clinton as local power.
The 918 Job passes through the "City of Seven Smells".
After crossing the UP via crossovers... the ICE's River Sub runs along their mainline along with wiggling through the massive ADM grain plant in town.
UP woos former CNW employees with this employee special.
NS hot autoparts boxes detour to KC via Clinton, IA instead of the usual all-NS routing west from Decatur. Flooding on the Mississippi has shut down the NS at Hannibal, MO., this train is getting... (more)
ICE SD40 221 is one of now 13 units that have been or will be sent for scrapping in Chicago Heights. Historically, ICE 221 was originally a CGW SD40.
The "new" CNW trio heads over the Mississippi River into Iowa before swapping crews and continuing west to Council Bluffs.