Railfans rejoice, James has finally taken the trouble to get off and take a photo of his train. Pausing at Ottumwa, Iowa, en route to Denver and Emeryville. My USA by Rail handbook usefully describes Ottumwa as follows:
Named after a Native American tribe when this was a trading post on banks above the Des Moines River. Ottumwa subsequently became a business centre and the 'home town' to MASH's Radar O'Reilly.
You learn something new every day...