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
A gathering of noses--from Streamliners at Spencer, preview day.
CB&Q 9911-A and the Nebraska Zephyr wait to depart east out of the IRM depot.
CBQ SW7 9255 pulls the Nebraska Zephyr and CNW F7(A) 411 into the UP's Belvidere Yard on in it's way back to the Illinois Railway Museum in Union after Train Festival 2011 in Rock Island. It's her... (more)
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.