CB&Q 9911-A departs off station track 1 at the IRM with the Nebraska Zephyr.
Led by Burlington E5 9911-A, the "Silver Pilot," the beautifully restored Nebraska Zephyr arrives at the platform during IRM's Museum Showcase Weekend.
The Nebraska Zephyr departs off station track 2 at the IRM.
Shoving back to Olson Road, the Nebraska Zephyr would be pulling into the station within a few minutes to take on more passengers.
CB&Q 9911-A, named the Silver Pilot, is the last E5 in existence. Built in 1940, she's still going strong at the Illinois Railway Museum in Union. Here's to many more years!
The Nebraska Zephyr splits the semaphores at Olson Road.
Shovel Noses - 2:
Though the two locomotives had many similarities, the two pre-war E-units on display at ... (more)
Raindrops on steam trains and whiskers on diesels
Restored black kettles and silver streamliners
Brown color ballast multiple trains
These are a few of my favorite things!
When CB&Q E5 9911-A was brought out of the roundhouse and parked so it could be prepared for its excursion duties, a large photo line appeared only a few moments after the diesel had stopped movin... (more)
One of the rarest locomotives to attend the streamliners event, CB&Q 9911-A, soaks up the morning rays alongside of a couple other E and F units.
Burlington E5A 9911A, takes a spin on the turntable in Spencer, NC while PRR E8A 5711 and Erie E8A 822 look on
The Burlington E5 eases onto the turntable at Spencer.
A unique scene of vintage railroading share the spotlight at Spencer, NC...many of these locomotives never shared trackage when they were in service.
A pair of sole-surviving units catch up on old times at the Spencer roundhouse...one local, one from a long ways away.