In the namesake town of the subdivision, the train slowly moves through Elbow Lake past the large elevator complex. This would be my final shot before calling it a day, what a chase!
CP 1401 continues west on the Elbow Lake Sub nearing Barrett.
The business train heads over the former Soo Line trestle in Hoffman. The Soo Line lettering is still noticeable if you look close enough, although quite faded.
After going in the hole behind an oil can for two eastbounds, the office car special gets back on the move westbound from the siding east of Belgrade.
CP's trio of F units shove the office car special under the signal bridge at CP Hoffman. My friend and I were surprised to be the only railfans at this location.
The classic F units look right at home passing this old elevator on the Elbow Lake Sub in the tiny town of Farwell.
A couple miles out of Glenwood, the "Royal Canadian Pacific" heads west on the Elbow Lake Sub back home to Calgary. The swamp in the foreground provided a bit of a reflection.
Inspection Train by HQ. It is now known as the State University of New York Administration Building, but as any area railfan can tell you, it was once the offices of the Delaware and Hudson Railro... (more)
The grandest of the D&H. On the afternoon of Monday, October 29, 2018 Canadian Pacific Office Car Special 41B with 1401 (ex-CN 6541, FP9A), 4106 (ex-CN 6515, FP9A), and 4107 (ex-CN 6526, FP9A) lea... (more)
A brand new CP heritage SD70ACU leads the business train north through Bettendorf.
A brand new CP heritage SD70ACU leads the business train north at Waterworks in Davenport.
CP 1401 leads the business train through downtown Bellevue on the former IC&E.
The CP business train goes for a swim as it heads north on the Marquette Sub and along the flooded Mississippi River.
The CP business train crosses the flooded Mississippi River at Sabula, IA.
CP 1401 makes its way down the causeway between the Mighty Mississippi and Edick Lake seen from the flooded playground at Sabula, IA.