L571 had the UP Olympic Torch unit and just after air testing the snow started and made getting a clean shot hard.
CN L571 off to do battle with the drifts west of here. UP power today one never knows what will show up the next day.
Entering a snowscape full of drifts from 60MPH winds. The Month of February will be remembered by the ones that had to work out in it.
Train 571 scooting right along picking up snow. BNSF CSX and NS power is still all over still power short.
Local road train rolling thru Cedar Falls first town West of Waterloo.
Just set out it's UP's and now backing to it's train soon pulling West and on to Fort Dodge this trains last stop.
Slowly dragging over the scale at about 5 MPH, Thats fun at a crossing.
Working West in to a Blizzard. The drifts are still forming.
Slowly dragging up to the scale at about 5 MPH and over powered.
Something about a Glint shot
Something about fresh paint
Sucker hole and the train both got to the same spot at the same time. The one and only repainted SD70 so far.
Working there way West to Fort Dodge and a night or mornings sleep.
The local is doing its work and nocking some small drifts as it works West
CN's L571 is working it way back to its train after a set out and now stops for a UP North bound Coal train at the old Mills tower now the local historical society