(Standard DVD) American Railway: Vol 17 Iowa "Cedar, Sparks and Steam"
Run-time 1hr and 41 mins approx.
The programme begins with Union Pacific trains through Manly (left), Mason City and Iowa Falls, where a BNSF coal train on CN tracks is also seen heading towards the UP/CN diamond. Returning to Mason City, the veteran Baldwin steeple-cab electric locos of the Iowa Traction Railway are featured. Next, we see the range of UP freight between Boone and Ogden. The Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad tourist line is featured, with trains hauled by NW-2, FP9A, and the JS class 2-8-2 Chinese steam engine, static displays, and a visit to the workshop.
The final scenes are of Cedar Rapids & Iowa City Railway mother-slug pairs and UP operations through Cedar Rapids.