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  1. CIC 121/125

    CIC 121/125

    CIC switcher 121 with slug 125(not pictured) shoving cars into one of the lead tracks to ADM in Cedar Rapids, IA--January 7, 2009.
  2. Iowa Interstate 151

    Iowa Interstate 151

    IAIS 151 and its mates sit with its fills on the CRANDIC "Amana" line at sunset, waiting for the returns to enter the yard to be picked up. April 2, 2008.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.

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