Two brand new, sequentially numbered C44ACCTE’s power M-ELNP (Elkhart, IN - North Platte) through Ames, IA.
UP 4994 leads a westbound autorack train towards CP A189 West Ames in the early hours of the Iowa State Railroad Club's 24 Hours at Ames event.
An SD90MAC leads an empty approaching the J Avenue bridge near Ogden.
Two AC's pull an empty hopper train out of the Des Moines River Valley shortly after crossing the Kate Shelley High Bridge.
Two matched Phase II SD90AC's lead MSSNP towards Boone.
NS 9408 heads up a rare non-UP led train on the East/West Main through Ames. There is a special exception for trains moving between the Spine Line and the Jewell Branch in Ames. Grain Empties: F... (more)
CIC 111 heads up Job 2 on its way south from Cedar Rapids to Iowa City.
A welded rail train heads south towards Lincoln past the elevators in Greenwood.
A westbound pair of matched 70MAC's enters the junction at Ashland, where the Creston Sub, the Omaha Sub, and the Sioux City Sub meet. The train is coming off the Creston Sub.
Two BNSF Dash 9-44CW's lead an empty south through Greenwood in the afternoon light.
BNSF 9846 is stopped short of 48th Street awaiting trains ahead to clear.
FURX 7222 rounds the curve at Milford with an NS Dash 9 and a patched CR Dash 8 on its way towards Lincoln.
BN 9628 is on the point of a 1x1 going over the fill at 112th Street between Pleasant Dale and Emerald.
BNSF 9875 charges westbound through Emerald on its way back to the Basin.
BN 9568 leads BNSF 9647, the "Vomit Bonnet", eastbound into Lincoln on the Ravenna Sub. Our group scrambled down to the next crossing after this shot was taken to get rosters of 9647.