Railfanning in Clinton, Iowa.

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Railfanning in Clinton, Iowa.

Post by Passenger » Wed Aug 31, 2016 5:39 pm

I'll be in Clinton, Iowa next week and I was wondering if there were any good spots for some ad hoc railfanning.

Places to get reasonably close without tresspassing or especially scenic overlooks?

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Re: Railfanning in Clinton, Iowa.

Post by Passenger » Wed Sep 14, 2016 11:10 am

No answers here, but --

Clinton Iowa is the perfect town for informal railfanning.

Lots of freight traffic where it can be seen safely from public areas, including overlooks from bridges.

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Re: Railfanning in Clinton, Iowa.

Post by Engineer Spike » Sun Dec 25, 2016 3:54 pm

The east end is good because the monotonous UP is broken up by BN and CP.

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