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By:Rick C
Dates:5/5/2005 - 5/9/2005
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Anybody for Old BNSF?
Title:  Anybody for Old BNSF?
Description:  This old guy was switching in Council Bluffs
Photo Date:  5/5/2005  Upload Date: 5/10/2005 11:12:14 PM
Location:  Council Bluffs, IA
Author:  Rick C
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 1366(GP7u)
Views:  312   Comments: 1
Small Pumpkin 1
Title:  Small Pumpkin 1
Description:  Behind a GP7u switching
Photo Date:  5/5/2005  Upload Date: 5/10/2005 11:12:11 PM
Location:  Council Bluffs, IA
Author:  Rick C
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 2114(GP38AC)
Views:  223   Comments: 0
Small Pumpkin 2
Title:  Small Pumpkin 2
Description:  Heading into the Yard
Photo Date:  5/5/2005  Upload Date: 5/10/2005 11:12:13 PM
Location:  Council Bluffs, IA
Author:  Rick C
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 2114(GP38AC)
Views:  215   Comments: 1
IAIS' Operation Lifesaver
Title:  IAIS' Operation Lifesaver
Description:  Getting some attention.
Photo Date:  5/5/2005  Upload Date: 5/10/2005 10:01:09 PM
Location:  Council Bluffs, IA
Author:  Rick C
Categories: 
Locomotives:  IAIS 485(GP11)
Views:  530   Comments: 0
Moving On
Title:  Moving On
Description:  This was 6057 moving out of the North Yard and onto somewhere South
Photo Date:  5/5/2005  Upload Date: 5/10/2005 11:12:15 PM
Location:  Council Bluffs, IA
Author:  Rick C
Categories: 
Locomotives:  IC 6057(SD40-2R)
Views:  301   Comments: 0
Switching Out Cars
Title:  Switching Out Cars
Description:  This IC loco on the 1st of 2 times I saw him today.
Photo Date:  5/5/2005  Upload Date: 5/10/2005 10:01:08 PM
Location:  Council Bluffs, IA
Author:  Rick C
Categories: 
Locomotives:  IC 6057(SD40-2R)
Views:  275   Comments: 0
Transfer Riding Through
Title:  Transfer Riding Through
Description:  In this cut of cars heading South
Photo Date:  5/5/2005  Upload Date: 5/11/2005 8:10:04 PM
Location:  Council Bluffs, IA
Author:  Rick C
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives: 
Views:  243   Comments: 0
Closeup of Seal
Title:  Closeup of Seal
Description:  Here's what's left of the "Safety & Reliability" logo
Photo Date:  5/5/2005  Upload Date: 5/11/2005 8:10:03 PM
Location:  Council Bluffs, IA
Author:  Rick C
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 9089(C41-8)
Views:  437   Comments: 3
Fading Paint
Title:  Fading Paint
Description:  Here's another paintjob going down the tubes quickly
Photo Date:  5/5/2005  Upload Date: 5/11/2005 8:10:00 PM
Location:  Council Bluffs, IA
Author:  Rick C
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3576(SD40-2)
Views:  351   Comments: 0
On the Way Into Council Bluffs
Title:  On the Way Into Council Bluffs
Description:  Caught This One moving NE
Photo Date:  5/5/2005  Upload Date: 5/10/2005 10:01:06 PM
Location:  Loveland, IA
Author:  Rick C
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 6564(AC44CW) UP 5858(AC44CWCTE)
Views:  272   Comments: 0
Safety & Reliability
Title:  Safety & Reliability
Description:  This ex-CNW unit displays the remains of a decal.
Photo Date:  5/5/2005  Upload Date: 5/11/2005 8:10:01 PM
Location:  Council Bluffs, IA
Author:  Rick C
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 9089(C41-8)
Views:  338   Comments: 1
The Whole Thing
Title:  The Whole Thing
Description:  Here's the complete consist of the coal train moving through Boone on 5/8/2005
Photo Date:  5/8/2005  Upload Date: 5/12/2005 8:55:27 PM
Location:  Boone, IA
Author:  Rick C
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 8107(SD9043MAC) UP 6423(AC44CW) UP 7257(AC44CW)
Views:  264   Comments: 0
Mandatory Tourist Stop
Title:  Mandatory Tourist Stop
Description:  If you're passing by Boone, you have to come here. On this slightly hazy day I catch the tail end of a container train moving East. I waited here for 2 more hours waiting to see a train cross, but due to the derailment further east I was disappointed.
Photo Date:  5/8/2005  Upload Date: 5/12/2005 9:31:59 PM
Location:  Boone, IA
Author:  Rick C
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  179   Comments: 0
Container Train
Title:  Container Train
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/8/2005  Upload Date: 5/11/2005 9:22:08 PM
Location:  Jefferson, IA
Author:  Rick C
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4859(SD70M) UP 9706(C44-9W)
Views:  905   Comments: 0
Something New...
Title:  Something New...
Description:  Here's a Nice consist just out of Boone IA
Photo Date:  5/8/2005  Upload Date: 5/12/2005 8:55:28 PM
Location:  Boone, IA
Author:  Rick C
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 5128(SD70M) UP 8312(SD70ACe)
Views:  471   Comments: 0
Sitting in The Yard
Title:  Sitting in The Yard
Description:  This was an AC4400. Behind is a "true" AC6000
Photo Date:  5/8/2005  Upload Date: 5/11/2005 9:22:10 PM
Location:  Des Moines, IA
Author:  Rick C
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 6866(AC44CW)
Views:  193   Comments: 0
DPU
Title:  DPU
Description:  This DPU was on the back of the train led by UP 8106
Photo Date:  5/8/2005  Upload Date: 5/11/2005 9:22:06 PM
Location:  Woodbine, IA
Author:  Rick C
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 7107(AC44CW)
Views:  165   Comments: 0
7HDL at Idle
Title:  7HDL at Idle
Description:  This AC6000 was behind an AC4400 in Des Moines
Photo Date:  5/8/2005  Upload Date: 5/11/2005 10:20:37 PM
Location:  Des Moines, IA
Author:  Rick C
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 7536(AC60CW)
Views:  335   Comments: 0
First Of Trip
Title:  First Of Trip
Description:  Coming Out of Logan and through Woodbine, here's my first train of the morning.
Photo Date:  5/8/2005  Upload Date: 5/11/2005 9:22:05 PM
Location:  Woodbine, IA
Author:  Rick C
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 8106(SD9043MAC) UP 6539(AC44CW)
Views:  226   Comments: 0
3 Behind UP 7257
Title:  3 Behind UP 7257
Description:  This was the only EMD in the consist and the cleanest unit.
Photo Date:  5/8/2005  Upload Date: 5/12/2005 8:55:26 PM
Location:  Boone, IA
Author:  Rick C
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 8107(SD9043MAC)
Views:  275   Comments: 0
Here's something interesting!
Title:  Here's something interesting!
Description:  I hadn't seen this before! 2 SD70Ms on a coal empty!
Photo Date:  5/8/2005  Upload Date: 5/11/2005 10:35:01 PM
Location:  Boone, IA
Author:  Rick C
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4634(SD70M) UP 4873(SD70M)
Views:  283   Comments: 0
Switcher
Title:  Switcher
Description:  Caught at an elevator on the way from Boone
Photo Date:  5/9/2005  Upload Date: 5/11/2005 10:35:02 PM
Location:  Carroll, IA
Author:  Rick C
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NREX 40(SW1)
Views:  293   Comments: 0
Another Container Train
Title:  Another Container Train
Description:  Ok, after catching the nice EMD consist outside of Boone, A few towns down I caught this one.
Photo Date:  5/9/2005  Upload Date: 5/12/2005 8:55:30 PM
Location:  Dow City, IA
Author:  Rick C
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4602(SD70M) UP 4349(SD70M)
Views:  277   Comments: 0
2nd Unit...
Title:  2nd Unit...
Description:  Of this coal train moving through Boone
Photo Date:  5/9/2005  Upload Date: 5/11/2005 10:20:41 PM
Location:  Boone, IA
Author:  Rick C
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 6423(AC44CW)
Views:  197   Comments: 0
Front?  Back?
Title:  Front? Back?
Description:  I truly didn't know when I snapped the picture. Loaded coal hoppers probably means this is the front and the train was headed east. No trains were really moving East due to a major derailment in IL.
Photo Date:  5/9/2005  Upload Date: 5/11/2005 10:20:39 PM
Location:  Boone, IA
Author:  Rick C
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 6442(AC44CW)
Views:  250   Comments: 0
Approach
Title:  Approach
Description:  Here's 7257 moving again and heading towards the crossing
Photo Date:  5/9/2005  Upload Date: 5/11/2005 10:35:02 PM
Location:  Boone, IA
Author:  Rick C
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 7257(AC44CW)
Views:  177   Comments: 0
Telephoto Shot
Title:  Telephoto Shot
Description:  This train stopped a few hundred yards from the track. I took this shot because I thought it was going to hold there but then it started moving.
Photo Date:  5/9/2005  Upload Date: 5/11/2005 10:35:01 PM
Location:  Boone, IA
Author:  Rick C
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 7257(AC44CW)
Views:  194   Comments: 0
Passing Through
Title:  Passing Through
Description:  This train was heading through Boone. This was the 1st Unit.
Photo Date:  5/9/2005  Upload Date: 5/11/2005 10:20:40 PM
Location:  Boone, IA
Author:  Rick C
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 7257(AC44CW)
Views:  183   Comments: 0
I wanted to show you this
Title:  I wanted to show you this
Description:  I have a frontal view of this consist, but look at the middle! This looks like one of those new SD70s!!!
Photo Date:  5/9/2005  Upload Date: 5/11/2005 10:35:02 PM
Location:  Boone, IA
Author:  Rick C
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 8312(SD70ACe)
Views:  274   Comments: 0


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