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  1. BuddyBurton

    Busy UP Clinton Sub

    The Clinton Sub was unusually busy today with trains. Anyways, here is today's update with a CRANDIC move thrown in.
  2. What a Drag

    What a Drag

    CRANDIC's Job 2 pulls 59 loaded coal cars toward town from the Union Pacific Fairfax Connection. The coal cars will go to the Alliant Energy Coal-Burning Generating Station on the SE-side of Cedar Rapids, IA. April 6, 2011.
  3. Shoving


    A pair of CRANDIC MP15DC's shove ADM hoppers into the "P" Yard. January 5, 2011.
  4. Archer-Daniels Midland

    Archer-Daniels Midland

    Archer-Daniels Midland or ADM has a plant in Cedar Rapids, IA that mills, processes corn and just recently opened an ethanol plant on the campus. On October 13th 2010, an Iowa Northern train prepares to depart ADM with corn hoppers bound for Waterloo and points north. The yard is operated by the...
  5. ADM


    ADM runs a corn milling/ethanol plant in Cedar Rapids and several railroads interchange traffic at ADM. On this day, the Iowa Northern's "South" Job works the CRANDIC "P" Yard adjacent to ADM as the train makes preparations to depart northward to Waterloo.
  6. A Classy Last Run

    A Classy Last Run

    Cedar Rapids and Iowa City Railway #111 leads the final Road Job south from Cedar Rapids to Iowa City on 7-31-04. Iowa Interstate took over the train on 8/1/04.
  7. Crawling


    Crandic Job 2 crawls up Fairfax Hill in Run 8 on 7/25/04. The water tower obscured by the heat waves is for Fairfax. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to - An online railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used railroad books. Railroad pictorials, railroad history, steam locomotives, passenger trains, modern railroading. Hundreds of titles available, most at discount prices! We also have a video and children's book section. - An online model railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used books. Layout design, track plans, scenery and structure building, wiring, DCC, Tinplate, Toy Trains, Price Guides and more.