Just before sunset, a METRA train approaches Franklin Park with an elderly F40C for power.
Just before sunset, Metra F40C #611 shoves an inbound train past the Manheim station while a CP GP38-2 switches a cut of cars and a double stack train departs Bensenville Yard.
An afternoon outbound express zips past the quaint station in Highlands.
CP GP38-2 4552, a rebuilt former GP40X, moves a cut of auto racks at Bensenville Yard.
An older white and red SOO GP38-2 moves an intermodal cut out of Bensenville Yard.
CP 8865 passes under the massive signal bridge in Franklin Park with another transfer train for Bensenville Yard.
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)
With the morning rush over, the UP ran an entire fleet of eastbounds into West Chicago.
NS 8810 and IHB 1500 pass at Blue Island Yard.
IHB SW1500 1521 and Power Booster PB3 await their next assignment at Blue Island Yard.