A Canadian National freight crosses the Chicago & North Western’s branch line to Troy Grove between Waterman and Shabbona, Illinois, on April 2, 1995. Powering the westbound train is a pair of u... (more)
A small Troy Grove turn rolls across the freshly snow coated Illinois landscape.
After holding for the Portland doublestack, the 476 job screams towards Rochelle, seen here outside Shabbona, with a Burlington Northern paint SD40 up front.
R-CHI476 heads west under Route 30 in Shabbona on the BNSF Aurora Subdivision with a SD60M leading.
R-CHI476 heads west through Shabbona with a Santa Fe veteran leading.
With the 60m breaking, BNSF ran the 476 job with a sole Bluebonnet SD40 for power, seen here curving out of Shabbona, IL.
A former Santa Fe SD40-2 leads R-CHI476 west past the old CB&Q depot in Shabbona.
With quite the unexpected leader in charge, BNSF train R CHI476 hustles west into Shabbona, about to pass under Route 30. SD40-2 1755 was built in 1981 as the ATSF 5187. Today, it still wears shar... (more)
On May 20, 1990, Burlington Northern 2nd 107 cruises west along the pole line at Shabbona, Illinois, on the C&I line between Aurora and Savanna.
UPY 700 leads the Troy Grove Job over Sleepy Hollow Road.
After waiting for one Eastbound train, UPY 700 has just crossed the BNSF Aurora Sub, and is continuing the trek to Troy Grove.
UPY 700 & UP 4203 lead the LPJ05 train to Troy Grove, Illinois across the diamond with the BNSF Aurora Sub here in Shabbona, Illinois.
LPJ05 rounds the bend, at a snails pace, as it approaches a red signal for the BNSF Aurora Sub diamond.
Corn Cribs, Windmills and GEVO’s
In the very last light of day, a westbound BNSF grain train rolls past a crumbling set of farm structures west of Shabbona, Illinois. This area i... (more)
UPY 730 leads an empty sand train south on the Troy Grove branch.