Former Rockford Peach, Margaret Jurgensmeier Carroll dies at 85


Source:  Alex Gary, Rockford Register Star, June 30,2020.

J.L. Clark donates 2,900 commemorative Rockford Peaches tins – May 23, 2018

Source:  The Rock River Times  May 23, 2018  vol. 25 no. 32

Rockford Peaches – Pappagallo, Spring 2017

Source:  Pappagallo, Spring 2017


Nebraska Zepher, Silver Pilot – 2011

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Source: Brian Landis donation

Nebraska Zephyr Silver Pilot, aka Silver Streak. The train was in Rockford 7-19-2011, while going from the Illinois Railway Museum in Union, IL to the Train Festival in 2011, in the Quad Cities.

This train was used in the movie “A League of Their Own” about the Rockford Peaches, an All-American Girls Professional Baseball League team in WWII – 1950’s, in Rockford, IL.