Iowa Traction Railroad Co. (IATR) - 2008
The Iowa Traction Railroad was incorporated in 1986 and is privately owned. The IATR is the last freight-hauling 600-volt DC-electric railroad in the country. The line was previously known as the Iowa Terminal Railroad. The headquarters are located in Mason City.
The IATR operates 13 miles between Clear Lake and Mason City in northern Iowa. The railroad connects with the Dakota, Minnesota, and Eastern Railroad and the Union Pacific Railroad in Mason City. The IATR employs four people, all located in Iowa.
The main products handled by the IATR include food products, and waste and scrap materials.