BN Tigerstripe GP50 #3125 leads an A-B-A consist thru Rochelle, IL in September of 1985. This was pre-RR park days and everyone just hung out by the diamonds!
BN 3127 shows of its' orange stripes as it about to hammer the BN/MILW diamond in Savanna, IL in October of 1985.
A fast-moving eastbound BN intermodal is two seconds away from pounding over the Chicago & Northwestern double diamond crossing at Rochelle.
An UP AC6000 leads a WB coal train through Rochelle on the UP Geneva Sub.
UP 6289 leads a westbound intermodal over the BN diamond at Rochelle, IL. Actually, this was still a C&NW train at the time, but Uncle Pete was clearly already in charge.
An eastbound BN freight’s lead SD40-2 is panned moments before it bangs across the C&NW double track diamond at Rochelle, IL. This busy spot west of Chicago has only gotten busier over the last ne... (more)
A rare catch in the form of BCOL 4623 heads east under the vintage CB&Q signals at Rochelle.
A BNSF GP38-2 watches the sun rise as it awaits its next assignment.
A UP SD70ACe take a manifest out of the setting sun.
One of BNSF's ex-Santa Fe GP40Xs is at Rochelle, IL waiting for service on one of the locals that originates here.
The sun sets behind a warehouse on the West side of the Rochelle diamond.
Sanders are on as this heavy ballast train pulls over the Rochelle diamond.
Two SD40-2's lead a stack train toward the Global III Intermodal terminal.
Waiting out the Thanksgiving weekend for it's next assignment, the classic design of the EMD GP30 body is framed against the Rochelle watertower. The yellow reflector tape has been recently added... (more)