Three C&NW movements pass through the junction at Rochelle, IL in the days before UP ownership and the railfan park. The parking area used to be on the north side of the tracks, limiting your photo options and resulting in backlit conditions. But we made do with it somehow...
Chicago and North Western Railroad "The Song of the Pioneer" - Historic Train Film - WDTVLIVE42
Educational documentary by the C&NW pubished in 1948 to celebrate the
railroads 100th anniversary.You'll see the 1948 vintage passenger train
running at a speedy 15 mph, the first sleeping cars, dining cars and early
Pullman trains. We then see the line in 1948, with steam and diesel
footage, the C & NW yard, modern club cars, and diners. .
WDTVLIVE42 - Transport, technology, and general interest movies from the
past - newsreels, documentaries & publicity films from my archives.
Yet MORE Rochelle Action
Three intermodal trains at Rochelle, IL around 1990. If you are a student
of modern railroading, just look at how the face of intermodal traffic has
changed in the 19 years since I took these videos. Many times I would film
the entire train, nowdays I am glad that I did.
UP funeral train(a couple CNW SD40-2s in it) on 6/22/08 in Clinton
Westbound UP funeral train with a bunch of different units. The last one I
remember is UP 3053, a former CNW SD40-2, you can see green in the number
board holes if you look close. I don't remember the symbol for this train,
but I THINK they were headed to Council Bluffs.
Chicago & Northwestern train @ Seeman Road - GREAT HORN!
The Illinois Railway Museum's (IRM) C&NW train puts on a great horn show as
it passes the grade crossing at Seeman Raod, which is about 2 miles east of
IRM in Union, Illinois. Video taken during IRM's annual Diesel Days, July
Norfolk Southern Freight Train with Chicago and Northwestern Engine Kenova, WV [HD]
10/29/2014 Norfolk Southern westbound freight train 51R rumbles onto the
bridge over the town of Kenova, West Virginia along the former Norfolk and
Western rails of the NS Kenova District. Lead the train of coal and grain
hoppers are two Norfolk Southern locomotives and one of two Chicago and
Northwestern engines that Union Pacific has not renumbered or repainted
since UP absorbed the CNW in 1995. Please like and enjoy. For best viewing
experience, please watch in high definition.
UP Gas Turbine at Durand Model Railroad
This is a video of trains at Durand Model Railroad Club. It is a video of
CN and BNSF coal drag, CN mixed frieght, UP Gas Turbine, and some CNW
action along with a Santa Fe Intermodel Train. Also a UP AC6000 helper to
help the coal drag west of town.
Railroad Swing Bridge Clinton, Iowa
Railroad swing bridge at Mississippi River at Clinton Iowa. This ex
Chicago and NorthWestern Bridge double track bridge sees a lot of traffic,
just before the bridge opened for a barge this day, a pair of Eastbound
trains went across side by side. Nice river front park to watch the