Sign for Fernald next to tracks. Grain elevator in distance. "Rock Island sign at: Fernald, Iowa, Story County. View looks South. Ronald D. Sims, 1809 W. 23rd St., Des Moines 10, Iowa"--Photograph verso.
Sign for Minden next to tracks. Engine on tracks. Grain bin and sign for "Elephant Brand Fertilizers." "View looks South. Photographed by: Ronald D. Sims, 2717 Cornell St. Des Moines, Iowa 50313"--Photograph verso.
Single story depot with sign for Des Moines and Northwestern insignia. Railroad cars near depot. "New CNW station bldg. View looks NW. Photographed by: Ronald D. Sims, 1809 W. 23rd St., Des Moines, Iowa 50310"--Photograph verso.