Busy times at Franklin Park Just east of Soo Line’s sprawling, former Milwaukee Road Bensenville Yard, an eastbound Soo Line freight meets a westbound Grand Trunk Western train at Fra... (more)
After waiting for Bensenville to make up their mind, CP 287 finally heads west through Franklin Park.
A former Southern Pacific GP40-2 leads into Franklin Park.
CP 8781 sits at the Franklin Park Belmont Metra station, waiting for a CSX crew to take CP 142 east as CSX I166. The 8781 wears a special Hapag-Lloyd livery, celebrating CP's intermodal service to... (more)
CP 8781 makes its first appearance freshly painted in a special Hapag-Lloyd livery to commemorate CP's intermodal service to the Port of St. John. The locomotive is preparing to lead CP 142 (CSX I... (more)
Metra’s Milwaukee Road heritage unit pulls into Franklin Park 5 minutes late in the fall sunshine.
The 2000 hp PRI/EMD GP20C-ECO locomotives feature a lot of new components: frame, fuel tank, long hood, snoot nose, cab, 8-710G3A prime mover and AC alternator/rectifier – with Canadian Pacific... (more)
CP G47 heads out of Bensenville Yard and up the Elgin Sub through Franklin Park and Tower B-12. Not a whole lot of what CP did in the Chicago area in 2008 still exists between their re-aquisition ... (more)
SD60M No 2295 preps to build G41 as a heavy snow falls.
Southern Pacific EMD SD45 No. 9109 leads an eastbound double stack train past the station at Franklin Park, Illinois, on December 5, 1987. Franklin Park is northwest of downtown Chicago on Soo Lin... (more)
YPRCP (Proviso Yard - CP Bensenville Yard) wastes no time getting into Bensenville Yard with a pair of UP SD40N’s for power, seen here passing Tower B12.
YPRCP (Proviso Yard - CP Bensenville Yard) wastes no time getting into Bensenville Yard with a pair of UP SD40N’s for power.
In August 1968, A Milwaukee Road commuter train heads inbound at B-12 in Franklin Park with a single E9A and cab car. Original Slide. R. W. Richards Photo. Sam Foster Collection.
G41 turns the corner onto the IHB at B12 with the typical pair of UP SD40N's in charge. What was once an interesting railroad scene is now just a bunch of junk and clutter.
A Proviso to Bensenville transfer of a Grain Train to Canadian Pacific passes through Franklin Park.