Monday, January 30, 2017


Iowa Interstate 516, 716, 501 and mixed freight(no stacks) are westbound out of the Quad Cities at West Davenport, IA with the daily BICB.

Lock & Dam 14-January 30th

Got a few Bald Eagles and a Pelican.
There was a layer of floating ice near the shore 
so the Eagles had to feast out toward the middle of the river and the dam.

Monday, January 23, 2017

UP Clinton Sub-3 Eastbounds

Three Eastbounds: Two intermodals and one empty grain train with a nice hopper surprise.

BICB22-509, 516

Iowa Interstate's westbound train BICB22 with 509 leading and 516 trailing, running "elephant style" and ascending Paul's Crossing west of Tiffin, IA-IAIS Iowa City Subdivision.

Cedar River Eagles-January 23rd

Janury 23, 2017
Young Eagle on the ice at Cedar Lake

River Rd SE

AHHHH, that's better.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017