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Chicago, Burlington and Quincy's Nebraska Zephyr, having just departed Galesburg, IL, heads towards a late evening arrival in Aurora followed by a trek on the Racetrack before arriving back at Uni... (more)
Two Burlington E8 units power the Northern Pacific's NORTH COAST LIMITED from Union Station. There is a Budd Slumbercoach several cars back. This was the summer of the Seattle World's Fair.
A view from within... Desktops, computer consoles, fancy chairs, aaah - just extra weight! See the view from the outside heremore)
CB&Q's Golden 4-8-4 To celebrate the centennial of the opening of its Chicago to Aurora, Illinois line, the Chicago, Burlington, & Quincy very temporarily painted its king of fan trips, Nor... (more)
April Fools Day Double-Header Runby CB&Q 4960 and 5632.
Yes, I was feeling physically sick. There were were carcasses of some really great old units all over the place.
E7A 9922B was subsequently scrapped. She was 19 years old and obviously not worth the repair expense. E9A 9987A at the right however was returned to service. For the details of this CB&Q/CRI&P wr... (more)
After idling in Union Station, the first time the engineer notched up all the built-up soot in the cylinders was blown out as these three elephant-style E7 ladies demonstrated. Photo taken from Ro... (more)
The Mark Twain Zephyr is on the move again, but not on it's own power, after many years of being stored at the Joliet arsenal it was moved to the Relco Yard in Minooka, IL. Now Relco is moving to ... (more)
CB&Q #9911-A E5(A) "Silver Pilot" built in 1940 by EMD charges East with it's articulated stainless steel "Train of the Goddesses" consist. Better known as "the Nebraska Zephyr. This amazing eng... (more)