Stopped for it crew change before making a set out for Mason City Sub
Crossing the Wisconsin Bridge at 1 1/4 miles from the Iowa Pikes peak State Park
Rack's full of cars, some one is buying.
3 West bounds today but the only one in good light 2 SD40-3 with 10 hoppers and 100 ethanal cars.
Looking good, All most glad it was cloudy, No shadows under the running boards.
Having made the turn to the East and is pointed at Chicago, The long clime out of the Mississippi Valley is about half over.
Rolling a long in the 8 notch trying to get some speed up on the down hill side of old marsh siding.
A Set up shot, no one was on the train.
The Charles City & Western car 50 Making one of it's morning run's.
A slow roll on it with the flagger stopping cars. It's not a long run 7 blocks but for $2.00 you cant go wrong. Built in 1915 by the Mc Guire Cumming's, Paris, ILL. Built as a freight motor with ... (more)
Parked and ready for its midday run.
With thick snow fog and running at 10 MPH there not kicking the snow up, Just a wake. At the time I was disappointed but like it now.
After crossing the Des Moines River there in Iowa now and only a short 12 miles to Fort Madison,IA
Running the curves at Winthrop at the then speed limit of 50 MPH, 40 now
A GE, EX BN? A want to be UBoat?