An old Soo Line (MStPSSM) GP7 built in 1952 drills cars at the ex-Soo (CP) yard at Schiller Park. The unit once had a Gyralight, but has lost it in a headlight lobotomy.
IC&E 6419 is on final to Bensenville Yard, with a late running 472 train.
A colorful lash-up leads 473 out of Bensenville.
A 633 ethanol train rolls out of Bensenville, behind a nice trio of SD40's. Third out is DME 6364, a "Sleepy eye" unit and former Milwaukee Road 203.
Just the way it should be, a pair of IC&E SD40-2's lead 472 by Tower B17.
An ECO unit switches out the east end of Bensenville Yard.
Nothing like a colorful consist under a deep, blue sky. After making an arrival from the Quad Cities and waiting for various yard jobs to clear up, train #472 pulls out of the Bensenville Yard for... (more)
On 11/12/13, CP 472 arrives at Bensenville Yard with an ICE SD40-2 in charge.
A 288 train from the Twin Cities passes Tower B17 in Bensenville, bound for BRC's Clearing Yard in Chicago. The Virginian heritage unit is looking good in the morning sunlight.
Poking out of the former-Milwaukee Road enginehouse in Bensenville, Illinois, is Canadian Pacific 4620 - a former-Milwaukee Road locomotive! CP GP40 4620 was built by EMD in January 1967 as MILW ... (more)
Mystery engine is used in Soo Line Bensenville yard. This is an ex UP engine. Reporting marks for Precision National is PNCX but this one is labeled PNC.
Bell ringers I’m sure they were great locomotives, but the thing I remember when I see this shot, is the amazing sounds emulating from these Montreal-built hoods. Burbling, hissing, and... (more)
Chicago Gravel Co. #18 seen on static display in Bensenville along Main St & Church.
A classic DM&E SD40-2 is on final to Bensenville Yard with #272.
SOO SD60M 6062 leads the eastbound Sprint train into Bensenville yard. Now, just a year later, both the Sprint trains and the SOO SD60/SD60Ms are gone.