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By:Eric Bitton
Dates:7/13/2011 - 7/16/2011
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BNSF 1095 West
Title:  BNSF 1095 West
Description:  A Pacific Northwest Bound intermodal train rolls trough town under the power of a Heritage I Dash 9 and a Heritage II Dash 9, this one of my best shots on the trip
Photo Date:  7/13/2011  Upload Date: 8/30/2011 7:31:25 PM
Location:  Rochelle, IL
Author:  Eric Bitton
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 1095(C44-9W) BNSF 5423(C44-9W)
Views:  136   Comments: 0
BNSF 4521 West with special guests
Title:  BNSF 4521 West with special guests
Description:  A pair of BNSF Dash 9s leads a former TFM AC4400CW, now KCS and a Ferromex ES44AC on a Pacific Northwest Bound Intermodal Train
Photo Date:  7/13/2011  Upload Date: 9/1/2011 9:26:30 PM
Location:  Rochelle, IL
Author:  Eric Bitton
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 4521(C44-9W) BNSF 1120(C44-9W) KCSM 4512(AC44CW) FXE 4667(ES44AC)
Views:  254   Comments: 0
BNSF 4865 West
Title:  BNSF 4865 West
Description:  After BNSF 1095 West, another Pacific Northwest Bound Intermodal train goes through Rochelle with a matching set of Heritage II Dash 9s
Photo Date:  7/13/2011  Upload Date: 8/30/2011 7:36:11 PM
Location:  Rochelle, IL
Author:  Eric Bitton
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 4865(C44-9W) BNSF 4907(C44-9W)
Views:  148   Comments: 0
BNSF 4979 East
Title:  BNSF 4979 East
Description:  Our first BNSF train of the trip has a pair of matching Dash 9s leading a Chicago Bound intermodal train
Photo Date:  7/13/2011  Upload Date: 8/30/2011 4:12:27 PM
Location:  Rochelle, IL
Author:  Eric Bitton
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 4979(C44-9W) BNSF 4805(C44-9W)
Views:  205   Comments: 0
BNSF 5324 West witha special guest
Title:  BNSF 5324 West witha special guest
Description:  A trio of matching Dash 9s leads a KCS ACe on another Westbound Intermodal train
Photo Date:  7/13/2011  Upload Date: 9/1/2011 9:43:18 PM
Location:  Rochelle, IL
Author:  Eric Bitton
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 5324(C44-9W) BNSF 4633(C44-9W) BNSF 4967(C44-9W) KCS 4039(SD70ACe)
Views:  278   Comments: 0
BNSF 6283 West
Title:  BNSF 6283 West
Description:  A ES44AC and a SD70MAC lead this empty coal train through Rochelle, this is our first BNSF coal train there
Photo Date:  7/13/2011  Upload Date: 9/1/2011 9:58:20 PM
Location:  Rochelle, IL
Author:  Eric Bitton
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 6283(ES44AC) BNSF 9709(SD70MAC)
Views:  108   Comments: 0
BNSF 6283 West
Title:  BNSF 6283 West
Description:  A BNSF ES44AC and a former BN SD70MAC leads this coal train, our first on the BNSF at Rochelle, no DPU
Photo Date:  7/13/2011  Upload Date: 9/1/2011 10:03:47 PM
Location:  Rochelle, IL
Author:  Eric Bitton
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 6283(ES44AC) BNSF 9709(SD70MAC)
Views:  117   Comments: 0
Mexican Vistor
Title:  Mexican Vistor
Description:  A Ferromex GEVO joins a KCS AC4400CW with 2 BNSF Dash 9s on a Westbound Intermodal train
Photo Date:  7/13/2011  Upload Date: 9/1/2011 9:37:35 PM
Location:  Rochelle, IL
Author:  Eric Bitton
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 4521(C44-9W) BNSF 1120(C44-9W) KCSM 4512(AC44CW) FXE 4667(ES44AC)
Views:  296   Comments: 1
KCS ACe
Title:  KCS ACe
Description:  A trio of matching BNSF Dash 9s leads the neatest unit on the BNSF line, a KCS vistor which is a ACe, love the Southern Belle scheme
Photo Date:  7/13/2011  Upload Date: 9/1/2011 9:44:30 PM
Location:  Rochelle, IL
Author:  Eric Bitton
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 5324(C44-9W) BNSF 4633(C44-9W) BNSF 4967(C44-9W) KCS 4039(SD70ACe)
Views:  240   Comments: 0
KCS AC4400CW #4512
Title:  KCS AC4400CW #4512
Description:  A former TFM is part of a 4 unit consist on this Pacific Northwest Bound Intermodal Train, a FXE ES44AC is behind the AC4400CW
Photo Date:  7/13/2011  Upload Date: 9/1/2011 9:32:14 PM
Location:  Rochelle, IL
Author:  Eric Bitton
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 1120(C44-9W) KCSM 4512(AC44CW) FXE 4667(ES44AC)
Views:  341   Comments: 0
NS 8957 East
Title:  NS 8957 East
Description:  A pair of NS Dash 9s leads a NS grain train using BNSF trackage to get to Chicago from the west, it was a nice consist, sorry about the photo being blurry
Photo Date:  7/13/2011  Upload Date: 9/2/2011 9:40:37 PM
Location:  Rochelle, IL
Author:  Eric Bitton
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 8957(C40-9W) NS 9002(C40-9W)
Views:  72   Comments: 0
NS 8957 East
Title:  NS 8957 East
Description:  A nice surprise on BNSF is this all NS grain train, a pair of Dash 9s leads this one. It had Conrail, NS, NW, and Southern grain hoppers on it as it heads for Chicago
Photo Date:  7/13/2011  Upload Date: 9/2/2011 9:43:39 PM
Location:  Rochelle, IL
Author:  Eric Bitton
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 8957(C40-9W) NS 9002(C40-9W)
Views:  81   Comments: 0
NS 8957 East
Title:  NS 8957 East
Description:  A pair of NS Dash 9s leads a NS grain train, they are using BNSF trackage to Chicago with it, not sure why, but a nice consist
Photo Date:  7/13/2011  Upload Date: 9/2/2011 9:56:39 PM
Location:  Rochelle, IL
Author:  Eric Bitton
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 8957(C40-9W) NS 9002(C40-9W)
Views:  73   Comments: 0
EMDX 9010 East
Title:  EMDX 9010 East
Description:  The coolest consist of the trip, a trio matching Oakway SD60s leads a BNSF freight train. A very nice surprise on the BNSF side
Photo Date:  7/13/2011  Upload Date: 9/1/2011 10:43:06 PM
Location:  Rochelle, IL
Author:  Eric Bitton
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  EMDX 9010(SD60) EMDX 9004(SD60) EMDX 9008(SD60)
Views:  152   Comments: 1
EMDX 9010 East
Title:  EMDX 9010 East
Description:  Oakway SD60s? In 2011? On BNSF? It was a dream come true, the neatest consist on the trip. Most Oakway SD60s are off BNSF's roster and with GMTX/NS now, so this was a very nice surprise
Photo Date:  7/13/2011  Upload Date: 9/1/2011 10:46:18 PM
Location:  Rochelle, IL
Author:  Eric Bitton
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  EMDX 9010(SD60) EMDX 9004(SD60) EMDX 9008(SD60)
Views:  144   Comments: 0
EMDX 9010 East
Title:  EMDX 9010 East
Description:  The neatest consist in Rochelle, this looks like the early 1990s on the BN with a trio of Oakway SD60s on a coal, but in reality, it's 2011 on the BNSF on a freight train, does anyone agree
Photo Date:  7/13/2011  Upload Date: 9/1/2011 10:50:52 PM
Location:  Rochelle, IL
Author:  Eric Bitton
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  EMDX 9010(SD60) EMDX 9004(SD60) EMDX 9008(SD60)
Views:  161   Comments: 0
UP 4187 West
Title:  UP 4187 West
Description:  A faded out SD60M is sandwhiched between two SD70Ms on this westbound freight train, it was the only SD60M we saw on the trip
Photo Date:  7/13/2011  Upload Date: 8/30/2011 5:39:55 PM
Location:  Rochelle, IL
Author:  Eric Bitton
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  UP 4157(SD70M) UP 2366(SD60M) UP 3802(SD70M)
Views:  205   Comments: 2
UP 3800 East
Title:  UP 3800 East
Description:  A pair of matching SD70Ms leads a freight train through town and smoking as they go
Photo Date:  7/13/2011  Upload Date: 9/1/2011 9:54:35 PM
Location:  Rochelle, IL
Author:  Eric Bitton
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  UP 3800(SD70M) UP 4016(SD70M)
Views:  189   Comments: 0
UP 4157 West
Title:  UP 4157 West
Description:  A freight train rolls through Rochelle with a pair of SD70Ms sandwhiching a faded out SD60M
Photo Date:  7/13/2011  Upload Date: 8/30/2011 4:48:21 PM
Location:  Rochelle, IL
Author:  Eric Bitton
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  UP 4157(SD70M) UP 2366(SD60M) UP 3802(SD70M)
Views:  246   Comments: 0
UP 4315 West
Title:  UP 4315 West
Description:  A flat rad SD70M leads 3 flared rad SD70Ms on a Westbound intermodal train, that's a lot of horses running on it
Photo Date:  7/13/2011  Upload Date: 9/1/2011 8:10:06 PM
Location:  Rochelle, IL
Author:  Eric Bitton
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  UP 4315(SD70M) UP 4964(SD70M) UP 3895(SD70M) UP 4973(SD70M)
Views:  178   Comments: 0
UP 4360 West
Title:  UP 4360 West
Description:  Here's a nice close up on the lead UP SD70M on a westbound intermodal train, another SD70M trails it
Photo Date:  7/13/2011  Upload Date: 8/30/2011 2:38:22 PM
Location:  Rochelle, IL
Author:  Eric Bitton
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  UP 4360(SD70M) UP 4887(SD70M)
Views:  187   Comments: 0
UP 4375 West
Title:  UP 4375 West
Description:  A pair of SD70Ms leads a speeding intermodal train through Rochelle, this was one of many SD70M consists
Photo Date:  7/13/2011  Upload Date: 8/29/2011 9:42:32 PM
Location:  Rochelle, IL
Author:  Eric Bitton
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  UP 4375(SD70M) UP 4148(SD70M)
Views:  187   Comments: 0
UP 4701 West
Title:  UP 4701 West
Description:  A solo SD70M goes to Globe III by itself, it was surprising and cool at the same time. It was the only one to do that on the trip
Photo Date:  7/13/2011  Upload Date: 9/1/2011 9:50:39 PM
Location:  Rochelle, IL
Author:  Eric Bitton
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  UP 4701(SD70M)
Views:  106   Comments: 0
UP 4794 East
Title:  UP 4794 East
Description:  A trio of SD70Ms and a SD70ACe lead this Chicago Bound Intermodal train as the day winds down
Photo Date:  7/13/2011  Upload Date: 9/3/2011 8:31:10 PM
Location:  Rochelle, IL
Author:  Eric Bitton
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  UP 4794(SD70M) UP 4084(SD70M)
Views:  144   Comments: 0
UP ES44AC DPU
Title:  UP ES44AC DPU
Description:  The DPU of the intermodal train is a GEVO with helping the SD70ACes with it. Nice DPU, but a bad sun spot.
Photo Date:  7/13/2011  Upload Date: 9/1/2011 10:21:30 PM
Location:  Rochelle, IL
Author:  Eric Bitton
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  UP 5522(AC45CCTE)
Views:  96   Comments: 0
UP 5768 West
Title:  UP 5768 West
Description:  A pair of AC4400CWs leads this empty coal train, the numbers are switched on these units, #5768 leads with #6857 trailing, kinda weird
Photo Date:  7/13/2011  Upload Date: 8/30/2011 5:56:57 PM
Location:  Rochelle, IL
Author:  Eric Bitton
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  UP 5768(AC44CWCTE) UP 6857(AC44CW)
Views:  156   Comments: 0
Grain train DPU
Title:  Grain train DPU
Description:  A AC4400CW is out of it's territory as it pushes a grain train another AC4400CW is at the front
Photo Date:  7/13/2011  Upload Date: 9/1/2011 10:37:04 PM
Location:  Rochelle, IL
Author:  Eric Bitton
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  UP 5913(AC44CWCTE)
Views:  122   Comments: 0
Former SP AC4400CW
Title:  Former SP AC4400CW
Description:  A former SP AC4400CW and a UP AC4400CW is pushing at the rear of the UP 6762 East, this former SP AC4400 is looking pretty bad and needs a paint job
Photo Date:  7/13/2011  Upload Date: 9/1/2011 8:55:44 PM
Location:  Rochelle, IL
Author:  Eric Bitton
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  UP 6149(AC44CW) UP 7121(AC44CW)
Views:  191   Comments: 1
UP 7274 East
Title:  UP 7274 East
Description:  A former SP AC4400CW is trailing a UP AC4400CW, we saw quite a few former SP AC4400CWs in Rochelle
Photo Date:  7/13/2011  Upload Date: 8/30/2011 3:54:27 PM
Location:  Rochelle, IL
Author:  Eric Bitton
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  UP 7274(AC44CW) UP 6255(AC44CW)
Views:  161   Comments: 0
UP 6626 East with dirty former SP GE
Title:  UP 6626 East with dirty former SP GE
Description:  What happened to is AC4400CW, does anyone know, this is the dirtiest former SP AC4400 we saw on the trip
Photo Date:  7/13/2011  Upload Date: 9/1/2011 10:58:33 PM
Location:  Rochelle, IL
Author:  Eric Bitton
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  UP 6626(AC44CW) UP 6304(AC44CW)
Views:  132   Comments: 0
UP 6554 West
Title:  UP 6554 West
Description:  A empty coal train with a pair of AC4400CWs with a third as DPU rolls through town, a Eastbound would go past it on the 2nd track after the DPU disappeared into the yard
Photo Date:  7/13/2011  Upload Date: 9/1/2011 9:06:13 PM
Location:  Rochelle, IL
Author:  Eric Bitton
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  UP 6554(AC44CW) UP 7242(AC44CW)
Views:  124   Comments: 0
UP 6626 East
Title:  UP 6626 East
Description:  A UP AC4400 and a dirty former SP AC4400 on a loaded coal train with another UP AC4400 as DPU
Photo Date:  7/13/2011  Upload Date: 9/1/2011 10:58:10 PM
Location:  Rochelle, IL
Author:  Eric Bitton
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  UP 6626(AC44CW) UP 6304(AC44CW)
Views:  130   Comments: 0
UP 6692 West
Title:  UP 6692 West
Description:  A pair of AC4400CWs leads a empty coal train with a third AC4400CW pushing at the rear
Photo Date:  7/13/2011  Upload Date: 8/30/2011 7:22:23 PM
Location:  Rochelle, IL
Author:  Eric Bitton
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  UP 6692(AC44CW) UP 5993(AC44CWCTE)
Views:  126   Comments: 0
UP 6762 East
Title:  UP 6762 East
Description:  A single AC4400CW leads a loaded Chicago Bound Coal Train, a former SP AC4400CW and another UP AC4400CW is pushing at the rear
Photo Date:  7/13/2011  Upload Date: 9/1/2011 8:13:45 PM
Location:  Rochelle, IL
Author:  Eric Bitton
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  UP 6762(AC44CW)
Views:  171   Comments: 0
UP 6766 East
Title:  UP 6766 East
Description:  A pair of AC4400CWs leads a loaded coal train past UP 4187 West with another AC4400CW pushing at the rear, this kind of meet happened several times there
Photo Date:  7/13/2011  Upload Date: 8/30/2011 5:42:43 PM
Location:  Rochelle, IL
Author:  Eric Bitton
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  UP 6766(AC44CW) UP 7246(AC44CW)
Views:  130   Comments: 0
Winged Nose AC4460CW
Title:  Winged Nose AC4460CW
Description:  This is my favorite AC4460CWs in the trip, this one had the wings on the nose and no We Will Deliver slogan
Photo Date:  7/13/2011  Upload Date: 9/1/2011 10:32:56 PM
Location:  Rochelle, IL
Author:  Eric Bitton
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  UP 6967(AC4460CW) UP 5842(AC44CWCTE)
Views:  195   Comments: 0
UP 7007 East
Title:  UP 7007 East
Description:  A solo AC4400CW leads a loaded coal train with a pair of AC4400CWs pushing at the rear, can anyone explain why they do this
Photo Date:  7/13/2011  Upload Date: 9/1/2011 10:06:42 PM
Location:  Rochelle, IL
Author:  Eric Bitton
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  UP 7007(AC44CW)
Views:  91   Comments: 0
UP 7321 East's DPUs
Title:  UP 7321 East's DPUs
Description:  A badly burnt AC4460CW and a AC4400CW pushes the loaded coal train to Chicago, nice to see the former AC6000CWs still being used
Photo Date:  7/13/2011  Upload Date: 8/29/2011 9:49:57 PM
Location:  Rochelle, IL
Author:  Eric Bitton
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  UP 7042(AC4460CW) UP 6626(AC44CW)
Views:  169   Comments: 0
UP AC4460CW #7074 'We Will Deliver'
Title:  UP AC4460CW #7074 'We Will Deliver'
Description:  A AC4460CW with the short lived We Will Deliever slogan and a AC4400CW helps push UP 7234 East, what is the matter with this unit that it's doors are up
Photo Date:  7/13/2011  Upload Date: 9/1/2011 9:14:57 PM
Location:  Rochelle, IL
Author:  Eric Bitton
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  UP 7074(AC4460CW) UP 6739(AC44CW)
Views:  135   Comments: 0
UP 7234 East
Title:  UP 7234 East
Description:  A single AC4400CW leads this loaded coal train through Rochelle with a AC4460CW and a AC4400CW pushing at the rear
Photo Date:  7/13/2011  Upload Date: 9/1/2011 9:10:28 PM
Location:  Rochelle, IL
Author:  Eric Bitton
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  UP 7234(AC44CW)
Views:  119   Comments: 0
UP 6626 East DPU
Title:  UP 6626 East DPU
Description:  A third UP AC4400CW is the DPU to UP 6626 East. The AC4400CWs were the main coal power at Rochelle on the UP
Photo Date:  7/13/2011  Upload Date: 9/1/2011 11:02:15 PM
Location:  Rochelle, IL
Author:  Eric Bitton
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  UP 7243(AC44CW)
Views:  93   Comments: 0
Sister AC4400s
Title:  Sister AC4400s
Description:  A paitr of AC4400CWs, both are sister units and together as #7248 and #7247, I seen this in St. Paul with a pair of BNSF SD70MACs
Photo Date:  7/13/2011  Upload Date: 9/1/2011 10:09:09 PM
Location:  Rochelle, IL
Author:  Eric Bitton
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  UP 7248(AC44CW) UP 7247(AC44CW)
Views:  152   Comments: 0
UP 7274 East
Title:  UP 7274 East
Description:  A load coal train slips by UP 4360 West, this is UP 76274 East with a UP AC4400CW and a former SP AC4400CW, UP AC4400CW #5781 is the DPU
Photo Date:  7/13/2011  Upload Date: 8/30/2011 2:54:59 PM
Location:  Rochelle, IL
Author:  Eric Bitton
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  UP 7274(AC44CW) UP 6255(AC44CW)
Views:  145   Comments: 0
UP 7321 East
Title:  UP 7321 East
Description:  A loaded coal train lead by a former AC6000CW with another former AC6000CW and a AC4400CW
Photo Date:  7/13/2011  Upload Date: 8/29/2011 9:46:52 PM
Location:  Rochelle, IL
Author:  Eric Bitton
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  UP 7321(AC4460CW)
Views:  143   Comments: 0
GEVO DPU
Title:  GEVO DPU
Description:  ES44AC #7619 is the DPU on this intermodal train with ES44AC #7919 leading, with 300 units exactly between them which is stange and cool at the same time
Photo Date:  7/13/2011  Upload Date: 9/1/2011 10:54:13 PM
Location:  Rochelle, IL
Author:  Eric Bitton
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  UP 7619(AC45CCTE)
Views:  125   Comments: 0
UP 7894 West
Title:  UP 7894 West
Description:  First train of the 2011 Rochelle, IL and first UP train. A ES44AC, a SD70ACe, and a SD70M leading a intermodal train, this was some nice power on this train
Photo Date:  7/13/2011  Upload Date: 8/29/2011 9:37:22 PM
Location:  Rochelle, IL
Author:  Eric Bitton
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  UP 7894(AC45CCTE) UP 8472(SD70ACe) UP 4455(SD70M)
Views:  160   Comments: 0
UP 7919 West
Title:  UP 7919 West
Description:  UP ES44AC #7919 leads this intermodal train with ES44AC #7619 as DPU, it is exactly 300 GEVOs between them, it was strange and cool at the same time
Photo Date:  7/13/2011  Upload Date: 9/1/2011 10:53:49 PM
Location:  Rochelle, IL
Author:  Eric Bitton
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  UP 7919(AC45CCTE)
Views:  145   Comments: 0
UP 8454 West
Title:  UP 8454 West
Description:  A ACe and a SD9043MAC leads an autorack train west to California with it. I almost mistaked the SD9043MAC as the Rio Grande Heritage Unit
Photo Date:  7/13/2011  Upload Date: 8/30/2011 7:25:23 PM
Location:  Rochelle, IL
Author:  Eric Bitton
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  UP 8454(SD70ACe) UP 8206(SD9043MAC)
Views:  189   Comments: 1
UP 4794 East
Title:  UP 4794 East
Description:  A trio of SD70Ms and a single ACe leads this last train of Day 1 on our 4 day trip to Illinois, we got 31 trains in total on Day 1
Photo Date:  7/13/2011  Upload Date: 9/3/2011 8:33:15 PM
Location:  Rochelle, IL
Author:  Eric Bitton
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  UP 4794(SD70M) UP 4084(SD70M) UP 8508(SD70ACe) UP 4396(SD70M)
Views:  182   Comments: 0
One Unit Wonder
Title:  One Unit Wonder
Description:  A SD70ACe leads a one unit wonder with a entire intermodal trainb east to the destination point in Chicago
Photo Date:  7/13/2011  Upload Date: 8/29/2011 9:53:20 PM
Location:  Rochelle, IL
Author:  Eric Bitton
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  UP 8545(SD70ACe)
Views:  128   Comments: 0


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