During that wonderful time called the Golden Hour, CP 471 rolls west through Franklin Park with a quad of SD40-2's.
Snoot! YPRCP makes the left hand turn off of the IHB and onto the CP, passing under the signal bridge at Edgington. Rather than the usual UP power, today's train has an ICE SD40-2 and a CP SD40-2.
CP 9714 was chosen to lead the CP Holiday Train in 2012. Here in Franklin Park, it still shows off some leftover Christmas lights as it leads 298 to the BRC in Chicago.
A pair of Canadian Pacific SD40-2's lead 632 out of Bensenville Yard, slowing to a stop as they await signal indication onto the IHB.
CP 470 awaits a recrew at Scott Street in Franklin Park, powered by a trio of ICE SD40-2's and a former Soo Line SD60.
A pair of CP SD40-2's depart Bensenville Yard with a 632 ethanol train, bound for the IHB connection just ahead.
One of CP's new rebuilds holds for a signal to head east with the Mars Local.
Finally some snow and sun in Chicago... With that said, here is an eastbound ethanol train heading through Franklin Park.
CP 602 departs Bensenville Yard behind a pair of Beavers, headed to the IHB up ahead at B12, while 281 waits for the signal with a pair of INRD SD9043MAC's.
The INRD duo leads CP 281 under the signal bridge at B-12.
IC&E 6427 shoves back into the Bensenville Yard.
The daily train that runs across the ex-IC&E reaches out of Bensenville for some headroom. RPRX 1002 is the unusual motor with the "IC&E" type colors.
A "dual flag" CP GP38-2 shoves a string of baretables into the RIP Lead.
As a smokin' IC&E SD40-2 shoves cars back to the intermodal ramp of Bensenville Yard, 281's pair of INRD's await the arrival of the conductor, before departing.
CP 281 departs Bensenville Yard, headed east towards A-5 and a trip to St. Paul. A pair of the ever attractive Indiana Railroad SD9043MAC's have the honors on this perfect morning.