It is the Onion Pacific! Last light of the day.
Switching out there cars on the old MILW side, The yard was the Ottumwa to Jackson Jct. Line.
Making the turn South onto the Branch at first light.
Crossing a creek on it way to work Cedar Rapids yard.
Running Hammer Head, I never seen a GE running backword's Now I have.
Passing a small farm on its home line, Both the 6367 and the line are ex MILW.
Bell only in town, The headend is off the street running now but have to run 10 MPH till its all thru town.
Old #3 storming out of a 25 slow order.
Crossing the Turkey River and passing under the Flag that some Vets put up years ago.
Topping Luzerne hill.
Working West in to a Blizzard. The drifts are still forming.
Dragging its train over the Ohio River Bridge and down its approach.
Slowly dragging up to the scale at about 5 MPH and over powered.
Wont be long before the corns to high to shoot shots like this.
Crossing the Cedar River on the way to Sioux City and home rail.