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Finally... by classictrains Finally... by classictrains
It has been a long time since I've been able to add a new roadname to my roster... and this one I've been trying to track down for a long time.

An Iowa Interstate GP38-2 runs light from the UP's Shortline Yard in East Des Moines into downtown on old C&NW rails.
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Morris88 Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2008
Congratulations on the find!
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T1g4h Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2008  Hobbyist Photographer
Excellent paintscheme they've got going, I'm definitely a fan of those colors :)
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deke8706 Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2008
Atta boy! I love the IAIS, but they're far enough away that it's just easier (and cheaper) to go see the ICE corn lines or the BNSF along The River
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shenanigan87 Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2008  Hobbyist Photographer
Now thats a colour scheme that has something to it. And clean looking too ^^

Though somehow, the image seems a bit pixelated, especially visible at the power lines and the rails... What did you use to adjust the size?
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classictrains Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2008
I'm using some crude tools on my old laptop to post from out of town. I'll be going back to the originals and reposting all of these with borders and my name after I get home.
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Wstv-News-23 Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
lol i am weird and random but they are putting new ties on the up line at the rochelle park they are concreat!!! but i got a picture of the tie layer catching fire lol its ausome
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classictrains Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2008
A lot of ties on heavily used routes are getting concrete.
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Wstv-News-23 Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
hmm this was the least used line lol at the cross
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JDAWG9806 Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2008
I wonder if their first gen's are hiding around there. I imagine they won't left after the new power comes in a couple month's.
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Ookami-Oni Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2008
Very clean looking. I've seen a couple in Council Bluffs along with very clean or semi-clean KCS Grain cars.
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