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Rochelle Intermodal N Scale Intermodal & Switching Layout

Rochelle Intermodal

Welcome to the Rochelle Intermodal website, showcasing my N scale layout. This layout is loosely based on Rochelle, Illinois, and has an intermodal facility (based on Global III) and industrial switching areas (based on Caron Road, Rochelle, IL.). This website follows the progress of the construction of my Rochelle Intermodal N scale layout, with photos and videos.

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Panoramic photo of the layout room

August 18th, 2017

I was recently asked to take a panoramic photo of my layout room, showing Rochelle Intermodal, along with other items in the room.  Progress has been slow lately due to work and personal commitments, but in the coming weeks I will be working on the Caron Road part of the layout, finalising the track layout on that section and getting more scenery in, so please keep an eye on this website and also my Facebook page – https://www.facebook.com/rochelleintermodal

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Operations on Rochelle Intermodal

July 3rd, 2017

Here is a short ops session on Rochelle Intermodal.  The ROYA-CRID switching job switches the Caron Road Industrial Park at Rochelle, IL.  Sante Fe 5014 is a Kato SD40 locomotive.

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New switching locations added

June 11th, 2017

I’ve just added a new switching location and moved an old one.  I’ve extended the spur that previously served ‘Southeast Wood Treating’ and have added two new switches – one leads to the new location for Southeast Wood Treating, the other has created two new spurs for Nippon Sharyo, the railcar manufacturer.  At the moment I have just pinned the track down and am hand-throwing the turnouts until I have worked out exactly what I am doing in this new section, but at least it adds two new spurs for operations.

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