IC 8032 works the Cedar Rapids yard. To the left is the turntable and part of the engine house that have been long ago demolished.
A local from the west pulls into Waterloo near Susie. This local is dragging in 2 dead units and a train that was stuck in a snow drift for a couple days near Marcus, IA. The fun times of Iowa win... (more)
A loaded grain train is getting an air test at Waterloo before departing. Nice match set of red GP38's will power this train east to Chicago, IL. Getting match sets of reds was hard, and I think t... (more)
A loaded IEI coal train is putting half their train away in the center siding at East Dubuque, before spotting the other half at IEI Barge Terminal, about 3 miles south of here. In 1993 this track... (more)
IEI coal trains for East Dubuque, IL, have been around a long time. They way they move thru Iowa has changed over the years as railroads have changed. In 2010, BNSF power run thru with 132 loads i... (more)
In March 1997 the Illinois Central was running intermodel trains from Chicago, IL, to Council Bluffs, IA, over the old CC&P. Here westbound I-11 blast thru Benson curve east of New Hartford with a... (more)
Former ICG SW9 (upgraded to SW14 status) sits outside the engine house at Waterloo, Iowa.
Frogeyes with a caboose are tied down in the siding at East Cabin.
Train #51 makes the hill out of Dubuque and passes the east siding switch at Peosta.
Chicago Central tonnage gets up the grade with plenty of power for today's train. Looks like we'll have to chase this train west!
The westbound train to Waterloo is twisting up and out of the Mississippi River valley in the soft light of a winter afternoon. This photo appeared on a Pentrex VHS tape box.
Train 51 leaves Portage. Next up, East Cabin and across the Mississippi River at East Dubuque.