GANTRY CRANES take 90 seconds or less to lift trailers on or off flatcars at the huge Piggyback Park at Bensenville, Ill., just west of Chicago. Two cranes are in use there. Piggy Packers also handle trailers there and at St. Paul. Minnesota.

 

from "A Brief History: The Milwaukee Road"

Published by the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad Company in 1968

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