Lots of neat shots from the yard in the 60s and 70s
also some shots of C&NW 1385 at North Freedom
3 shots including Executive F7 in Marshalltown, and GP's in Steamboat Rock
Page 2 Eldora action, re-railing a hopper
Page 3 Ackley, Cleves and Abbott Crossing
Page 4 More Eldora shots including an SD45
Page 5 Abbott, Faulkner, Eldora and Albion
Page 6 Abbott, Steamboat Rock, MP15 in Eldora, Marshalltown and Ackley
Photos include C&NW 1385, roundhouse, and C&NW F units.
One shot looks like it could have been taken in the 50's. It has steam, early diesel and passenger equipment. Notice the open smoke box on C&NW 1385.
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C&NW 1385 was the last steam power to visit Eldora, Iowa. Alan captured 1385 on film as she stopped in Eldora 3 times during the summer of 1983. First Northbound on June 22nd, Southbound on June 29th and Northbound again on September 19, 1983. Remember to click on the small photos to see a larger version.
Click for larger photo of C&NW 2801
Sept 1923 - Lyndon C. Groth Collection
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