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By:Ewan Shortess
Dates:1/24/2015 - 2/7/2015
Album Info:Pictures taken around Central Iowa
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UP 7410 crossing Grande Ave
Title:  UP 7410 crossing Grande Ave
Description:  DPU on a WB Empty Coal
Photo Date:  1/24/2015  Upload Date: 2/9/2015 9:45:23 PM
Location:  Ames, IA
Author:  Ewan Shortess
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 7410(AC45CCTE)
Views:  86   Comments: 0
UP 8185 at CP W Ames, MP 189
Title:  UP 8185 at CP W Ames, MP 189
Description:  UP 8185 leads a WB manifest through the Jewell Sub Jct
Photo Date:  1/24/2015  Upload Date: 2/9/2015 9:50:46 PM
Location:  Ames, IA
Author:  Ewan Shortess
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 8185(AC45CCTE) UP 7302(AC4460CW)
Views:  77   Comments: 0
UP 7302
Title:  UP 7302
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/24/2015  Upload Date: 2/9/2015 9:51:25 PM
Location:  Ames, IA
Author:  Ewan Shortess
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 8185(AC45CCTE) UP 7302(AC4460CW)
Views:  78   Comments: 0
UP 3920 At W Ames
Title:  UP 3920 At W Ames
Description:  UP 3920 on the point of an EB Manifest on a Saturday Morning
Photo Date:  1/24/2015  Upload Date: 2/9/2015 9:52:12 PM
Location:  Ames, IA
Author:  Ewan Shortess
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3920(SD70M) UP 6311(AC44CW)
Views:  131   Comments: 1
UP 4346
Title:  UP 4346
Description:  3rd unit out on the EB Manifest
Photo Date:  1/24/2015  Upload Date: 2/9/2015 9:52:58 PM
Location:  Ames, IA
Author:  Ewan Shortess
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4346(SD70M) UP 6311(AC44CW)
Views:  92   Comments: 0
UP 7670 Leads an WB K Train
Title:  UP 7670 Leads an WB K Train
Description:  UP 7670 is on the point of a 2-1 K train headed WB. Other locos are an SD70M and an AC4400CW DPU
Photo Date:  1/24/2015  Upload Date: 2/9/2015 9:53:32 PM
Location:  Ames, IA
Author:  Ewan Shortess
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 7670(AC45CCTE)
Views:  563   Comments: 2
UP 5884 at MP 189
Title:  UP 5884 at MP 189
Description:  UP 5884 leads a 1-1 coal empty by the Ames Depot
Photo Date:  1/24/2015  Upload Date: 2/9/2015 9:54:17 PM
Location:  Ames, IA
Author:  Ewan Shortess
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 5884(AC44CWCTE)
Views:  103   Comments: 0
UP 8480 crossing Grande Ave
Title:  UP 8480 crossing Grande Ave
Description:  3 SD70ACes, an ES44AC, and two standard cab units lead a EB Manifest.
Photo Date:  1/24/2015  Upload Date: 2/9/2015 9:54:57 PM
Location:  Ames, IA
Author:  Ewan Shortess
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 8480(SD70ACe) UP 8746(SD70ACe)
Views:  84   Comments: 1
UP 715 trailing on an EB Manifest
Title:  UP 715 trailing on an EB Manifest
Description:  Looks as though some of these locos came out of the N Platte Engine shop and are headed back East
Photo Date:  1/24/2015  Upload Date: 2/9/2015 9:55:32 PM
Location:  Ames, IA
Author:  Ewan Shortess
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 715(GP38-2) UP 2182(SD60) UP 5407(AC45CCTE) UP 8842(SD70AH)
Views:  187   Comments: 0
UP 8862
Title:  UP 8862
Description:  EB K train moving through Central Ames
Photo Date:  1/24/2015  Upload Date: 2/9/2015 9:56:30 PM
Location:  Ames, IA
Author:  Ewan Shortess
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 8862(SD70AH) UP 3889(SD70M)
Views:  93   Comments: 0
Meet in Central Ames
Title:  Meet in Central Ames
Description:  An EB K Train and WB Manifest meet just west of the Clark Ave. crossing in Downtown Ames
Photo Date:  1/24/2015  Upload Date: 2/14/2015 11:00:57 AM
Location:  Ames, IA
Author:  Ewan Shortess
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4790(SD70M) UP 8862(SD70AH) UP 3889(SD70M)
Views:  119   Comments: 0
UP 8481
Title:  UP 8481
Description:  UP 8481 is the DPU on an EB K Train
Photo Date:  1/24/2015  Upload Date: 2/14/2015 11:01:48 AM
Location:  Ames, IA
Author:  Ewan Shortess
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 8481(SD70ACe)
Views:  58   Comments: 0
UP 5362 over Grande Ave
Title:  UP 5362 over Grande Ave
Description:  Two big GEs hustle an EB coal over Grande Ave
Photo Date:  1/24/2015  Upload Date: 2/14/2015 11:02:34 AM
Location:  Ames, IA
Author:  Ewan Shortess
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 5362(AC45CCTE) UP 5848(AC44CWCTE)
Views:  99   Comments: 0
UP 5362 at Ames Depot
Title:  UP 5362 at Ames Depot
Description:  EB Coal going past the Ames Depot
Photo Date:  1/24/2015  Upload Date: 2/15/2015 9:14:06 PM
Location:  Ames, IA
Author:  Ewan Shortess
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 5362(AC45CCTE) UP 5848(AC44CWCTE)
Views:  99   Comments: 0
UP 7275
Title:  UP 7275
Description:  DPU 7275 pushes an EB coal load
Photo Date:  1/24/2015  Upload Date: 2/15/2015 9:14:43 PM
Location:  Ames, IA
Author:  Ewan Shortess
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 7275(AC44CW)
Views:  63   Comments: 0
UP 4790 WB Manifest
Title:  UP 4790 WB Manifest
Description:  UP 4790 heads a WB Manifest past the City of Ames Powerplant on a warm(ish) Friday afternoon
Photo Date:  2/6/2015  Upload Date: 2/15/2015 9:15:31 PM
Location:  Ames, IA
Author:  Ewan Shortess
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4790(SD70M)
Views:  134   Comments: 0
LDCX 2020 in Ames, IA
Title:  LDCX 2020 in Ames, IA
Description:  This small SW1001 is sandwiched between two covered hoppers. Quite a surprise to see a loco in the middle of the consist
Photo Date:  2/6/2015  Upload Date: 2/15/2015 9:16:36 PM
Location:  Ames, IA
Author:  Ewan Shortess
Categories: 
Locomotives:  LDCX 2020(SW1001)
Views:  175   Comments: 0
UP 8752 EB K train
Title:  UP 8752 EB K train
Description:  UP 8752 leads a K Train on a cold Saturday afternoon
Photo Date:  2/7/2015  Upload Date: 2/15/2015 9:17:16 PM
Location:  Ames, IA
Author:  Ewan Shortess
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 8752(SD70ACe) UP 4371(SD70M)
Views:  124   Comments: 0
An EB K-train passes the City of Ames Powerplant
Title:  An EB K-train passes the City of Ames Powerplant
Description:  An SD70ACe and two SD70Ms are the HEP on an EB K train passing the powerplant in downtown Ames
Photo Date:  2/7/2015  Upload Date: 2/15/2015 9:18:23 PM
Location:  Ames, IA
Author:  Ewan Shortess
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3929(SD70M) UP 4371(SD70M)
Views:  214   Comments: 0
UP 6879 at E Ames
Title:  UP 6879 at E Ames
Description:  UP 6879 is the DPU on an EB K Train running through Ames past the City of Ames Powerplant
Photo Date:  2/7/2015  Upload Date: 2/15/2015 9:19:17 PM
Location:  Ames, IA
Author:  Ewan Shortess
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 6879(AC44CW)
Views:  67   Comments: 0
UP 6879
Title:  UP 6879
Description: 
Photo Date:  2/7/2015  Upload Date: 2/15/2015 9:20:20 PM
Location:  Ames, IA
Author:  Ewan Shortess
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 6879(AC44CW)
Views:  42   Comments: 0
UP 8630 WB Autorack
Title:  UP 8630 WB Autorack
Description:  It's a cold and cloudy day in Central Iowa, not ideal for photos, and the fence doesn't help either!
Photo Date:  2/20/2015  Upload Date: 8/9/2015 10:23:33 PM
Location:  Ames, IA
Author:  Ewan Shortess
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  UP 8630(SD70ACe) UP 4154(SD70M)
Views:  118   Comments: 0
UP 6301
Title:  UP 6301
Description:  6301 (Former SP Unit) is 3rd out on a WB Auto
Photo Date:  2/20/2015  Upload Date: 8/9/2015 10:24:18 PM
Location:  Ames, IA
Author:  Ewan Shortess
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  UP 6301(AC44CW) UP 4154(SD70M)
Views:  119   Comments: 0
UP 7624 across Squaw Creek
Title:  UP 7624 across Squaw Creek
Description:  UP 7624 leads an WB "I" intermodal train across Squaw Creek in Ames
Photo Date:  3/22/2015  Upload Date: 7/28/2015 1:59:58 PM
Location:  Ames, IA
Author:  Ewan Shortess
Categories:  Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  UP 7624(ES44AC) KCS 4841(ES44AC)
Views:  63   Comments: 0
UP 8683 across Squaw Creek
Title:  UP 8683 across Squaw Creek
Description:  UP 8683 leads an EB manifest with 8 locomotives (including an Ex-SP, C40-8 and FXE unit) through Ames, IA
Photo Date:  3/22/2015  Upload Date: 7/28/2015 2:01:27 PM
Location:  Ames, IA
Author:  Ewan Shortess
Categories:  Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  UP 8683(SD70ACe) UP 7813(AC45CCTE)
Views:  59   Comments: 0
UP 8961 in Ames
Title:  UP 8961 in Ames
Description:  With the previous manifest still crossing Squaw Creek, a relatively new UP 8961 leads a WB manifest towards the ISU campus and Boone
Photo Date:  3/22/2015  Upload Date: 7/28/2015 2:02:16 PM
Location:  Ames, IA
Author:  Ewan Shortess
Categories:  Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  UP 8961(SD70AH) NS 9845(C40-9W)
Views:  48   Comments: 0
UP 5872--Coal DPU
Title:  UP 5872--Coal DPU
Description:  UP 5872 is the DPU on a WB Empty Coal
Photo Date:  3/22/2015  Upload Date: 7/28/2015 2:03:11 PM
Location:  Ames, IA
Author:  Ewan Shortess
Categories:  Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  UP 5872(AC44CWCTE)
Views:  49   Comments: 0
UP 7720 crossing Squaw Creek
Title:  UP 7720 crossing Squaw Creek
Description:  UP 7720 leads a 1-1 Manifest
Photo Date:  3/22/2015  Upload Date: 7/28/2015 2:04:18 PM
Location:  Ames, IA
Author:  Ewan Shortess
Categories:  Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  UP 7720(AC45CCTE)
Views:  73   Comments: 0
UP 5337 DPU
Title:  UP 5337 DPU
Description:  UP 5337 brings up the rear of WB Manifest lead by UP 7720
Photo Date:  3/22/2015  Upload Date: 8/9/2015 10:22:28 PM
Location:  Ames, IA
Author:  Ewan Shortess
Categories:  Roster,Bridge
Locomotives:  UP 5337(AC45CCTE)
Views:  63   Comments: 0
CP A189 West Ames and Skei Coal
Title:  CP A189 West Ames and Skei Coal
Description:  UP 8531 with an EB manifest approaches one of last industries left in Ames, Skei Coal & Salt, which mostly focuses on the latter commodity. The industry is served by Job 25, a 5 day/week local based in Boone, IA.
Photo Date:  1/14/2017  Upload Date: 1/16/2017 4:49:10 PM
Location:  Ames, IA
Author:  Ewan Shortess
Categories:  RollingStock,Yard
Locomotives:  UP 8531(SD70ACe)
Views:  140   Comments: 0
UP 5997 West past CP A189 West Ames
Title:  UP 5997 West past CP A189 West Ames
Description:  UP 5997 leads an empty NSPX coal train through CP A189, where the Jewell Sub branches off of the Clinton Sub to the North. Coal is much more sporadic on the Clinton Sub these days, during 5 hours trackside, this was the only coal movement seen.
Photo Date:  1/14/2017  Upload Date: 1/16/2017 4:49:51 PM
Location:  Ames, IA
Author:  Ewan Shortess
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  UP 5997(AC44CWCTE) FXE 4059(SD70ACe) UP 8369(SD70ACe)
Views:  74   Comments: 3
The Ames Powerplant
Title:  The Ames Powerplant
Description:  The Powerplant in Ames can add a little variety compared to most pictures taken in Central Iowa. This is one of the highest structures in town, and the tracks go right alongside of it! In this photo, UP 7886 brings up the rear of 2-2-1 Eastbound Z train on a beautiful Saturday in January.
Photo Date:  1/14/2017  Upload Date: 1/16/2017 4:50:31 PM
Location:  Ames, IA
Author:  Ewan Shortess
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 7886(AC45CCTE)
Views:  147   Comments: 0
The Last Rays of Sun in Downtown Ames
Title:  The Last Rays of Sun in Downtown Ames
Description:  The last rays of sun catch the engineers' side of UP 7796 as it leads an EB Manifest through Downtown Ames during the golden hour. Most of the Clinton Sub is 70MPH running, but a large curve through Downtown Ames reduces the speed to 40MPH between MP 188.3 and MP 189.3.
Photo Date:  1/14/2017  Upload Date: 1/16/2017 4:50:54 PM
Location:  Ames, IA
Author:  Ewan Shortess
Categories:  Roster,Scenic
Locomotives:  UP 7796(AC45CCTE) CN 2289(ES44DC)
Views:  146   Comments: 0
AGPX 4 at Eagle Grove
Title:  AGPX 4 at Eagle Grove
Description:  AGPX 4 idles at AGP's Giant Soybean Processing Plant at the North End of Town
Photo Date:  3/31/2018  Upload Date: 8/17/2018 10:33:29 PM
Location:  Eagle Grove, IA
Author:  Ewan Shortess
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  AGPX 4(SW900)
Views:  32   Comments: 1


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