Caboose track at the east end of the Milwaukee Road's Bensenville Yard.
Metra West Line train 2237 slides into Bensenville with F59PH 99 in charge. It appears the fine folks at Western Avenue have worked the bugs out of the former GO Transit motor and hopefully it wil... (more)
Milwaukee Road power awaits assignment at the locomotive facility at Bensenville, Illinois, on September 15, 1985. EMD GP38-2 No. 365 sits next to older sister GP40 No. 2021.
A grouping of Iowa Pacific's E8 fleet was showing lots of Illinois Central heritage as they sat around the Bensenville facility awaiting their next move.
RCPE 3432 leads a blue and gold sister through Bryn Mawr, preparing to run around 198 at B17.
473 heads west past B-17 with a duo of NS units, shocker.
CP 686 slowly rolls up to B17 with a nice KCS SD70MAC in charge.
While making a run to Des Plaines Hobbies, I decided to stop at Bensenville first. Here, Metra 416 shoves train 2242 back towards the Loop while outbound train 2223 makes a stop at Bensenville.
Holding The Crossing
Inbound train 2242 holds in place as it covers all of the crossings near the Bensenville Station as outbound 2223 slows for a stop.
An all EMD consist, Two Southern Belles, a CSX SD40-3, and NS SD70M-2, lead 473 past B-17
Iowa Pacific E9A's 100 and 101, nose-to-nose, in two different "IC" paint schemes.
From one E to another: Looking at the nose of Iowa Pacific E9A #100 through the nose of #101.
CP train 472 is on final to Bensenville Yard with a couple CSX GEVO's for power.
Iowa Pacific E9 103, formerly WSOR, departs out of Bensenville with the deadheading Polar Express.