The Virginian heritage unit leads an ICE SD40-2 through Franklin Park, passing under the Milwaukee Road era signal bridge.
A Metra train pauses in front of the Railroad Park that allows for safe railfanning with an old Milwaukee Road caboose and tower to keep you busy when there are no trains running.
A Metra train for Elgin powers up with a bit of smoke as it departs the Franklin Park station.
CP 281 had a little mishap this morning...
The nose logo says it all!
G39 heads west into Bensenville yard with a whopping zero cars.
DM&E's Sleepy Eye unit leads CP 276 into Bensenville yard. This train ran via A-5 this day due to UP dumping a coal train and collapsing the bridge at Shermer.
One of Metra's ex-Amtrak F40PH-3's sets off for downtown Chicago with equipment from this years Franklin Park Railroad Daze
Detailed shot of Metra 215 and the Nathan P5 on top.
Soo Line 4445 pulls out of Bensenville Yard for headroom on a nice morning.
CP #8877 leads an empty intermodal train into Bensenville.
IC&E SD40-2 6452 leads YPRCP west through Franklin Park.
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.