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Rochelle, IL after dark

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Rochelle, IL after dark
Posted by Railfan1 on Friday, April 10, 2009 2:23 PM

I read somewhere the the Rochelle railroad park is "open" 24 hours a day. Is this true? Are the usually a good bit of people there? Is it pretty safe after dark?

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Posted by FTGT725 on Saturday, April 11, 2009 4:49 PM

It depends how late you're talking after dark on how many people are there.  Overall, Rochelle is a very safe small town.

In my experience, the light at the end of the tunnel is usually the train.
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Posted by spokyone on Sunday, April 12, 2009 11:26 AM

Railfan1

I read somewhere the the Rochelle railroad park is "open" 24 hours a day. Is this true? Are the usually a good bit of people there? Is it pretty safe after dark?

Recently on 2 occasions, I have arrived at dawn & found people that slept in their cars all night. Other times, no one was there. On summer weekends there are good bit of people there. So I would say it is safe, even after dark.

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