BN “Expediter” intermodal train 42, on the right, speeds by local power at Rochelle, Illinois, on the afternoon of August 12, 1995. BN No. 1592 is a former Northern Pacific EMD GP18 (No. 377) ... (more)
Before some strong thunderstorms roll in, Burlington Junction’s brand new GP15-1 picks up a cut of cars on the Industrial trackage.
Burlington Northern SD9 No. 6100 rests overnight at Rochelle, Illinois, on February 17, 1996. The vintage locomotive was built by EMD In February 1954 as Great Northern No. 573, equipped without d... (more)
BN’s trademarkBurlington Northern EMD GP39E No. 2759, a rebuilt GP30 originally built as Southern Railway No. 2547, shows off its new low short nose decorated in bold “whiteface” ... (more)
BNSF 1755 leads R-CHI476 west through Rochelle.
The sun sets below the clouds as the power for R-CHI476 just ties up for the day in Rochelle siding.
CSX 452 leads the BRCNTW west through Rochelle.
Winter in northern Illinois doesn’t always mean lots of snow, but it can bring fog and freezing drizzle. On the first day of winter in 1991, a westbound Chicago & North Western freight bangs ove... (more)
Beginning its trek across the country to Seattle, Burlington Northern train 3 passes the old passenger station at Rochelle, Illinois, on the afternoon of May 16, 1992. BN EMD SD40-2 No. 7217 and a... (more)
UP 7388 departs Global 3 westbound with LPG04.
E unit on Amtrak In mid-1993, the upper midwest region of the U.S. was plagued by epic flooding, especially around the Mississippi River basin. Eventually, the Burlington Northern’s m... (more)
Winters in the Upper Midwest of the U.S. frequently gets fog to accompany snowy weather, as seen here at Rochelle, Illinois, as two Chicago & North Western freight trains meet at the Burlington No... (more)
UP 2001 leading MCBCH along the UP Geneva Sub bound for BRC Clearing Yard in Chicago. The string of John Deere tractors were a nice added touch to the train.
A westbound crosses the BNSF diamonds at Rochelle, IL.