Manifest departing west (north) from Franklin Park Yard.
The City of Portland/Denver at Bensenville on its way west with lead unit FP45 No.2 on December 03, 1970. Passenger service will be short-lived for the Milwaukee Road's five FP45's as they will b... (more)
ILSX 942, a 52 year old SW1500, shoves a cut of box cars into a siding while putting on a smoke show.
A steam engine from the old quarry in Elmhurst sits on display in Bensenville.
Former KCS SD40-2's purchased by CP Rail in December 1992. CP 673 later renumbered to 5418, 674 to 5419 and 671 to 5416.
IPH 4137 sits in Bensenville, IL along with a pair of CEFX GP20Ds awaiting their next switching job.
Planes and trains. CGW transfer caboose 10523T awaits its next assignment as a plane gets ready to land at O'Hare airport.
Milwaukee GP30 1001 at Bensenville. Photo taken by Richard Wallin and either was bought or traded for years ago.
An old Soo Line (MStPSSM) GP7 built in 1952 drills cars at the ex-Soo (CP) yard at Schiller Park. The unit once had a Gyralight, but has lost it in a headlight lobotomy.
Mystery engine is used in Soo Line Bensenville yard. This is an ex UP engine. Reporting marks for Precision National is PNCX but this one is labeled PNC.
A former UP GP40X wound up being rebuilt into a GP38-2. Here it is along with another rebuild, a GP20C, on a local heading west past tower B17.
A couple of railfans enjoy watching the ICE train run past. Tower B17 is still in use as I think its days are numbered.
A local freight runs past B17 tower with a couple of GP38-2's on the point. A somber looking dwarf signal protects the yard lead where once Milwaukee units graced the rails.
A look at what once was the Milwaukee's Bensenville locomotive facility.