As Metra and Amtrak's equipment from Railroad Daze heads back to the city, Metra 101 leads a outbound train into Franklin Park for a station stop.
A rebuilt former GP40X at Franklin Park.
CP GP38-2 4522 (ex-GP40X) and SOO GP38-2 4410 spend the early morning waiting for their next crews.
Starting a day of work in Bensenville.
A relatively clean SOO diesel works a cut of empty stack cars at the east end of Bensenville Yard on a beautiful summer morning.
This was the heaviest rain I've ever seen. The tempature went from 106 to 79 in 30 minutes after this intense storm. The rain looked like snow! But even with the horrible weather, the CP crews ... (more)
In the golden hour, F40C 611 is in control of train #2247 as it hustles towards its next stop in Franklin Park.
Metra 148 pushes the Metra and Amtrak equipment for Railroad Daze back east after the event.
BRC Genset 140 leads the equipment line-up for Railroad Daze.
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