A classic BN GP50 and an EMDX GP38-2 switch out the yard at Eola.
A BNSF Dash 9 singlehandedly lugs a string of autoracks eastbound past the Rochelle Railroad Park on a clear winter morning. During the summer, the shade in the foreground would be a greatly valu... (more)
It's 2:30 in the morning, and most of eastern, rural Illinois is quiet as a mouse... With the exception of Rochelle, of course, which is booming with railroad activity. Here we see a westbound f... (more)
Sitting dead because of no room on the CSX, a trio of ex-BN SD60M's lead a grain extra on the BNSF Aurora Subdivision in Steward
As the trio of BN SD60M's hold the main, an eastbound stack and autorack mix passes in the siding.
A delightful trio of BN SD60M's sit in Steward, with a unit grain train.
'Where nature smiles three hundred miles' - the old slogan Burlington applied to its Mississippi River route to the Twin Cities seems apt to this setting. A BNSF intermodal passes below the Missi... (more)
A southbound BNSF ore train just north of Savanna follows the old Burlington route below the Mississippi River bluffs that glisten with newly fallen snow.
Passing the Rochelle Railroad Park, a pair of BNSF GEVO's (the second being a brand new 6300 series GEVO) lead this piggyback train west.
A pair of SD40-2's lead this eastbound grain train through Rochelle.
Smell that fresh paint! Brand new BNSF ES44DC 7222 highballs the Z CHCSSE west through Big Rock.