Great shortline action in Iowa! See five exciting shortlines as they travel the rails across the scenic Hawkeye state. Featuring the Iowa Northern Railway, Iowa Traction Railroad, Cedar Rapids & Iowa City Railway, Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad and Burlington Junction Railroad. The Iowa Northern is a granger line that operates on 191 miles of track in Northeast Iowa with three rail lines going out from Waterloo. The Iowa Traction Railroad operates a very rare electrified freight line that works industries in the Mason City area.
The Crandic operates a terminal switching railroad in Cedar Rapids along with long freight trains going south to Iowa City. The Burlington Junction Railway uses an Alco C415 and operates an inter-city switching railroad in Burlington, Iowa that connects with the BNSF. This fascinating program ends with exciting tourist train action on the Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad as they use vintage passenger cars that are powered by diesel, electric and steam locomotives. Each Plets Express DVD comes with a map and additional information to make it easy and enjoyable to follow along with the program.