Third Shift inside the Bensenville Diesel House. The 772 which had just received the new Candy Apple Red scheme the previous month, August 1989, is prepared for a trip to Savanna, IL. This former ... (more)
On a sunny morning, a pair of candy apple Soo Line SD60's pass Tower B17 in Bensenville.
A GP40 with the classy Hiawatha logo sits in the Bensenville, IL. engine facility just northwest of Chicago. In less than a year the SOO Line will take over the bankrupt Milwaukee Road.
Various units take on fuel in Bensenville. The leader of the pack is a blue bird SD40-2.
On a sunny morning in Bensenville, the CP's Tech train is tied down in the yard. A "Pacman" GP38 is in charge.
276 has gotten the call from Tower B17 and is approaching the Bensenville Yard. An IC&E "Snoot" leads the way, followed by a red DM&E SD40-2 and IC&E 6102, the last remaining IMRL painted SD40-2.
In 1982 the struggling Milwaukee Road still displayed an impressive collection of motive power at their Bensenville engine terminal on the northwest side of Chicago. In three years the bankrupt ra... (more)
272 arrives at Bensenville, behind a pair of SD40-2's.
Quadruple 8 awaits its next call to duty, while G28's power (trio of SOO GP38-2's and a CP SD40-2) head back to the diesel facility.
182 passes Tower B17, nearing the entrance to the Bensenville Yard.
Another Milwaukee Road painted "Bandit" heads back into the yard to pick up its train.
SOO 6038 and CP 6241 bring the 182 train through Bensenville Yard, with a GY12 crew onboard.
CP #4437 leads a short local into the CP yard at Bensenville.
Under clear blue skies, I couldn't have asked for a better lash-up.
CP 4437 passes Tower B17, on its way out of town.