Chicago Burlington & Quincy E-5A Silver Pilot was built in 1940 by Electromotive Corporation (EMC). About 1955 the Silver Pilot was acquired by the Fort Worth and Denver railroad. Shortly thereaft... (more)
The remaining CB&Q searchlights may be getting replaced at an alarming rate, but it's always important to remember that we have the CB&Q 9911-A, the last remaining E5(A) in existence.
Two unique noses... As a storm nears, the Nebraska Zephyr rapidly off loads passengers on station 1 while the CSS 803 holds down station track 2 in the back ground.
Two CB&Q icons repose in waiting for Friday night's photo session during IRM's 60th Anniversary event. Everyone at the Museum took cover for nearly an hour as a storm dumped buckets onto the museu... (more)
Before its departure, a family poses with the one and only CB&Q 9911-A.
Texas Zephyr E5A 9952A at IRM.
Fancy commuter train... Back in March a movie company rented the use of the Nebraska Zephyr and built a little whistle stop station on the grounds at IRM. Here the 9911-A leads her train in for a... (more)
CB&Q meets CB&Q! CB&Q E5 9911-A leads the Nebraska Zephyr west through Mendota, passing CB&Q 4978 on display at the Mendota Union Depot Museum.
Chicago Burlington and Quincy's famed "Nebraska Zephyr" passenger train makes a VERY SPECIAL appearance on the BNSF. This train was brought out of the Illinois Railway Museum for a weekend of excu... (more)
Just like 1968 all over again, the Nebraska Zephyr departs Chicago Union Station on a sunny morning in September.
The Nebraska Zephyr departs Chicago with a round-trip excursion to Quincy. Photo taken on railroad property with permission.
The Nebraska Zephyr races down "The Race Track" under the cover of darkness.
Running at track speed, IRM's handsome Nebraska Zephyr passenger special cruises away from the rapidly setting sun, nearing Leland, IL.