A pair of SOO SD60s make a big splash at Bensenville just a few short years after the takeover of the Milwaukee Road.
A quick stop along Green St. rewarded us with a pair of Soo Line geeps, one a red and white and the other being a "Bandit."
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An ex-BN leads this eastbound manifest through Bensenville (CP Elgin Sub), but surprisingly not stopping in Bensenville. We raced him to Franklin Park where he stopped for a few minutes, but then... (more)
CP GP38-2 4508 pulls past Tower B-17 in Bensenville for headroom. The new embankment behind the tower will be where the UP Milwaukee Sub is re-aligned to.
CP Tower B17 isn't quite ready for 182 yet. It's holding just short of Irving Park Road.
Going out and coming in. 281's crew is on the horn to Deval, requesting permission, while 182 (GY12 crew) is heading in with a pair of SOO SD60's.
282 slowly advances up to Irving Park Road, where it would hold for a Metra, before continuing in to Bensenville Yard. It just knocked down the signal at Bryn Mawr, on the outskirts of O'Hare Inte... (more)
Metra 108 leads an outbound scoot past tower B-17, a living relic of the Milwaukee Road.
After a crew swap with the 281, SOO 6042 and SOO 6027 are now running as the GY31, as they make their way past CP Tower B17.
A yard job rolls out for headroom, led by a sharp, Soo Line, red and white GP38-2.
CP 182 seems to be the "go to" train lately. On a beautiful, fall morning, it arrives at Bensenville with quite the delightful lash-up.
Metra #116 speeds past Manheim Station at Bensenville.
The conductor rides the shove east, headed to the UP bridge about a mile ahead. This is a CP move and here we have NS and CSX power.