Richard Beal photo:
Typical coal train power inbound on the CNW. This shot is near impossible to get nowadays as Richard is standing in what is the middle of the "hobo fire pit" surrounded by a... (more)
The Illinois Terminal Heritage unit storms westbound over the CNW diamonds at NX Int with an empty ethanol for North Dakota.
Light power off of a grain train to the east heads for the Global III intermodal terminal. Trailing are the two remaining unpatched CNW locomotives.
One of UP's hot van trains hastily runs around a stopped autorack train at the railfan park in Rochelle.
A UP rolling meet treats the railfans at the Rochelle Railroad Park.
UP #8020 leads the way with three more of Union Pacific's newest additions to the roster on their maiden trip out west through Rochelle Illinois.
Chicago and North Western GP50 No. 5085 leads a K-Line double stack just west of Rochelle, Illinois, on April 16, 1988. What’s really changed (besides C&NW) is what is located here now. Brush Grov... (more)
Under building storms at Rochelle, a Z-train heading west meets the local power at the site of the old CBQ Depot that was torn down
A solo SD70ACe leads an intermodal eastbound out of Global 3.
Union Pacific 6733 leads an eastboumd unit auto rack train solo at the Rochelle Railroad Park.
You wont see this anymore! A former Santa Fe GP-30 leads other geeps on an eastbound stack train at Rochelle in 2006.
A pair of remote-control switchers shoves a long string of Pacer Stacktrain containers back into the facility as a westbound intermodal symbol prepares to depart after picking up loads.
UP 4607 casts a ghost like image under the old C&NW signal bridge in Rochelle. A big thanks goes to Railpictures contributor Frank Stachowiak for the use of his flash units.
UP 7875 leads KLBG2 east.
A BNSF GP38-2 watches the sun rise as it awaits its next assignment.