Franklin Park, Illinois' Railroad Daze event was a hit again this year, with people young and old from near and far flocking to the Tower B-12 Historic Site to enjoy good food, great bands, and a ... (more)
The only active ex-CNW SD40-2 thats not used as a RC unit leads the Bensenville - Proviso transfer past the Manheim Road Metra shack.
While the rest of Franklin Park sleeps, a CP road freight for Toronto departs Bensenville Yard for the east.
Probably one of the worst looking units CP has running shoves a cut of cars into the yard at the east end of Bensenville.
The Proviso - Bensenville transfer makes an appearance with an ex-CNW SD40-2 on the point.
A freshly painted NS C40-9 leads a transfer train from Ashland Avenue Yard into Bensenville Yard limits
While pulling up to the interchange between the CP and the IHB, I noticed above the buildings boxcars. As I pulled up closer, I saw two blue and golds. Considering he started backing up towards ... (more)
The old and the brand spankin' new. SOO 2066, sporting Milwaukee Road paint and CP 8911 both shove their trains into Bensenville Yard.
G33 departs Bensenville Yard off of 5 Lead, headed for Schiller Park. Freshly painted CP 4515 is in charge.
A Soo Line GP38-2 shoves its train back into the yard.
A "Bandit" pulls out of Bensenville Yard for headroom, with a pull down job.
A matching pair of Soo Line GP38-2's await their next assignment at Mannheim Road.
After receiving a new crew at Bryn Mawr, the SOO 6038 is headed to the east end of Bensenville Yard, to yard its train.
182 pulls under the signal bridge in Franklin Park, for headroom.
A SOO SD60 and CP SD60 block up all of Franklin Park with a very long intermodal train.