Monday, August 29, 2016

High Water over the Roller Dam

Video highlights of High Water rolling over the Cedar River Roller Dam
in Cedar Rapids, IA from the recent North-Central Iowa flash flooding.

UP 1995 East-ZLAG1

NS 6730(solo) West-NSPEDM

84 empty grain hoppers on NSPEDM with NS 6730 running solo, ascending the hill up to Paul's Crossing westbound near Tiffin, IA. Iowa Interstate Iowa City Subdivision. August 28, 2016.

Friday, August 26, 2016

BNSF Chillicothe Sub-Iowa/Illinois

Highlights of trains from both the Ft Madison area and the Illinois river communities of Dallas City, Pontoosuc and Niota on the BNSF Chillicothe Sub.

Thursday, August 25, 2016

CN 2566 North-L563

Before heading to Ft. Madison, heard the L563 was leaving Louisa northbound after dropping off 4 cars and picking up 5 from Kapstone. Set up was at Hiawatha on Robins Rd where there used to be a two-story run-down house.

24 cars with CN 2566 running longhood forward.
August 25, 2016.

Monday, August 15, 2016

Erie Unit on UP Clinton Sub

Got a few trains before the Erie unit came along.
First up a Z train. Missed the DPU, which was a T4. 

Next was an empty coal train.

Then a "Q" Train with one of the new SD70AH.

Then the train I was waiting for--Both units SDE70ACe's.......YES!!!

Wednesday, August 10, 2016