Usually a week before Rochelle's railroad days UP has their display units working locals to Global three, 2016 was not a exception. Here UP 1989, 2001 and a couple other misc units head back east ... (more)
A classic C&NW scene nearly 20 years after the UP takeover at 'NX' Interlocking in Rochelle. It shouldn't be too much longer until these signals fall victim to PTC replacements.
A trio of Chicago Haulers with CNW 8701 leading the ex-CNW 8656 and an original UP C44-9W under the overpass at Dement with a Global 2 to Global 3 transfer.
CNW 8701 roll's through Rochelle, IL with the real heritage unit on a rainy night in December!!
As the snow begins to fall, CNW 8701 creeps west past the Geneva metra depot. It took this train two hours to get from Proviso to here!
CNW 8575 & 8646 team up to work the Global III shuttles.
Recently washed CNW 8646 and 8575 paired together on a Global 2 to Global 3 shuttle, putting the power away after making a setout.
A extremely rare sight in 2005. Two of the remaining 8 CNWs sit together waiting for their assignment on IG2G3.
UP 3087 leads his lengthy stack train toward the Global 3 Intermodel Facility
Two ex-CNW's working the Global III transfer.
CNW 8575 splits the coal tower while leading stacks and a few boxcars to Global III intermodal facility at Rochelle, IL.
New UP 3950 & 3951 ae spliced by ex SP SD70M now UP 3995. Brand New 3950 & 51 are ready to depart UP's huge Global III Yard on their first revenue run.