DM&E Mount Rushmore 6359, IC&E 6412 and CP 5946 arrive at Bensenville with train 276, mixed freight from Huron, SD.
The caboose of a northbound C&NW freight gets a flyover from a United Airlines 747 landing at O’Hare International Airport at Bryn Mawr, Illinois, in August 1984.
A cool lash-up leads 277 out of Bensenville, preparing to enter C&M Sub trackage.
In the golden hour, a pair of UP EMD's sit tight, waiting for traffic ahead to clear.
Built as MILW 168 in 1967, just looking at the paint, that is heritage. Even some of her original 168 is showing through on the dynamic brake blister.
611 leads and outbound rush train into Bensenville. The F40C's were rumored to be stored a few days later.
Yes, a trio of PC Centuries heading up a westbound Milwaukee Road freight! Note also the signal in the distance at the left: three vertical lights in the top position, and PRR-style position ligh... (more)
A Soo bandit shoves back into the yard as a INRD coke train with a CSX Gevo leading 2 SD90macs departs the yard and a inbound Metra screams by on the main.
4416 is one of no less then 5 Soo geeps working in or around the area, it was nice to catch a bunch of Hockey Sticks, Candy Apples and even a Bandit while on the CP.
As it began to pull forward into the yard at Bensenville, CP 9784 and it's train separated as the first car's coupler gave out. Here, Dakota, Minnesota and Eastern 6201 leads it's manifest with fi... (more)
CP 276 knocks down the B17 home signal, preparing to enter the "new arrival." A CITX SD45 (technically rebuilt to SD40M-2 standards) leads the way, followed by a CP "Pacman" SD40-2 and a DM&E SD40... (more)
Blasting from out of the darkness, a Metra West line train heads for Big Timber Road in Elgin. NOTE: Taken on CP/Metra property with permission.
Eastbound ethanol stopped at Irving Park Road while a plane overhead prepares to land at Ohare.
Westbound ICE train seen passing the eastbound search lights at Bensenville as a gaggle of tulips bask in the mid day sun.
Waiting for Metra to clear Franklin Park, the 240 pulls out of Bensenville Yard with a pair of GE's.