A thunderstorm is rolling in over Northern Illinois as the Rio Grande heritage unit pulls the IG2G2 passed the global 3 intermodal facility, where it will shove its train into the yard due to trac... (more)
On a rather cloudy day, the sun breaks through the clouds just as UP 1995 comes flying around the corner and passes under the CNW signal bridge that is due to fall soon. We have the CNW heritage u... (more)
A brand new and freshly delivered UP SD70AH number 9026 leads a hotshot intermodal west outside of Rochelle, IL on the UP Geneva Sub.
UP 1989 "Rio Grande" and UP 2001 sit on display at Rochelle Railroad Days 2016
One of the hottest Zs on the line fly's westbound with a brand new SD70AH leading. Not far behind is MELNP with its headlights visible in the distance.
A fast-moving eastbound BN intermodal is two seconds away from pounding over the Chicago & Northwestern double diamond crossing at Rochelle.
A UP SD70ACe leads a coal train under the old CNW searchligh signals in Rochelle, IL on a beautiful spring afternoon. These signals are supposed to be switched over to there PTC equipped replaceme... (more)
UP 4224 leads a manifest east under the soon to fall CNW signals in Rochelle.
BNSF 1069 rolls an eastbound intermodal train past the Rochelle, IL BN depot 27 years to the day after the BN merger. By this time BNSF is in its second year, and 1997 was the year of Heritage I. ... (more)
A BNSF ES44DC leads an eastbound intermodal train past the Rochelle Railroad Park on a nice March morning.
The Del Monte Local heads back into the BNSF yard with a cut of boxcars, passing by GP28M 1528.
The Del Monte Local heads back to the BNSF yard, with one of the three crewmembers protecting the train's front, riding on a lumber centerbeam bound for a nearby industry.
One of UP's new Tier IV locomotives, #2649, leads a westbound manifest over 9th St. in Rochelle, IL, about to pass the railfans at the Rochelle Railroad Park.
A freshly repainted UP GEVO shoves on the rear of an autorack train, headed through Rochelle.