An oddball consist, consisting of two ECO units, a CP SD40-2 and a SOO GP38-2, lead 282 into Bensenville yard.
282 arrives at Bensenville on a sunny afternoon, with quite the lash-up. We have a pair of brand new ECO units, a CP Pacman SD40-2 and a SOO GP38-2.
A pair of CP GP20C-ECO's, a CP SD40-2, and SOO GP38-2 lead CP 280 towards Bensenville Yard
A former UP GP40X wound up being rebuilt into a GP38-2. Here it is along with another rebuild, a GP20C, on a local heading west past tower B17.
A couple of railfans enjoy watching the ICE train run past. Tower B17 is still in use as I think its days are numbered.
A local freight runs past B17 tower with a couple of GP38-2's on the point. A somber looking dwarf signal protects the yard lead where once Milwaukee units graced the rails.
A look at what once was the Milwaukee's Bensenville locomotive facility.
I sure miss the Milwaukee. Looks like only the hood was repainted as a cost saving measure.
DM&E red bomb 6092 leads 272 into the yard at Bensenville.
There are a few trains reliable for "classic consists" on the CP & this is one of them. 6095 has come full circle, from CP to DME back to CP! They will leave the ICE motor for another train & mo... (more)
Over ten years after America's 200th birthday, Milwaukee Road's contribution to the bicentennial is still showing its colors, albeit it very faded. Paul Meyer photo.
SOO Line 4411 is in charge of switching out the CP's Bensenville Car Repair Shops on this cold September morning.