Detour do to the pier blowing up wrong and messing up the track on BNSF's new span in Burlington, Iowa, UP was nice to put something cool on for the trip across Iowa and Illinois I CNW's ATC cab s... (more)
Running all out and going up Big Raymond hill.
Cedar River RR is the old Jack Haley line that he started and then started the CC&P buying the lines from the ICG that wanted out of Railroading. Here they are at MP7 of the Stacyville branch on t... (more)
Cedar River RR is the old Jack Haley line that he started and then started the CC&P buying the lines from the ICG that wanted out of Railroading. Here they are at MP1 of the Stacyville branch on ... (more)
Dragging its self out of the Maquoketa River Valley one of 7 rivers and more sags for cricks that it will have to pull its train out of.
Making its way from the CN main at West Waterloo JCT. to the UP is part of the WCF&N RR ( Waterloo RR )and a short run downtown and back to their main line. They make this run on trackage rights ... (more)
All most had the new paint smell. I am getting a friendly wave as the train passes me.
Last year DME ran plow after plow to keep the drifts at bay.
Topping Big Raymond hill.
Topping the hill at the old Marsh Siding.
Slowly rolling thru the country side with the Wabash F's and Colombia diner train in tow, Pushing some snow in this cut drift.
Mingling with newer CN power as they hold for their train.
Rolling to a stop soon to Switch the ethanal plant. The Columbia Diner train is on its way after Months if inspections and planing.
Switching up their train before departing for Waterloo, The Columbia Diner train is on its way after Months if inspections and planing.
Rolling in at full power Earlville and soon to top a the hill just one of many ahead this day.