Moonlight and stainless-steel: Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Electro-Motive Division E5 No 9911-A was built in 1940 with stainless-steel fluting and side panels, and still glistens under a full m... (more)
Looking like a Zephyr of old dashing through the midwestern countryside, the Illinois Railway Museum’s Chicago, Burlington and Quincy EMD E5 No. 9911-A leads the Nebraska Zephyr trainset during an... (more)
CB&Q Nebraska Zephyr is westbound at track speed near Avon, IL on its trip from Chicago to Quincy.
Running at full track speed, CB&Q 9911A heads through Somanuk, Illinois just as the last rays of the sun hit the stainless steel trainset.
The Nebraska Zephyr passes under the old CB&Q interlocker signal bridges at Bushnell,IL. on its way to Quincy.
Colorado and Southern E5 9955 departs Amarillo after having stopped with train 7. The insulated Burlington box car adds a colorful touch.
A second veteran EMD E unit arrives in Amarillo on C&S / FW&D train 7 as Rock Island E6 628 sits across the way. This train was actually east or south-bound despite the odd number.
The classic lines of a shovel nose.
"Sliver Clipper" with the Twin Cities bound Morning Zephyr. The second unit is an E7.
CB&Q EMD E5 units, an E7A and an E8A back into the coach yard after having arrived on train 48, BLACKHAWK, on a Saturday morning.
Chicago Burlington and Quincy E5A 9915B leads the Galesburg Local (Train #2) at 9:45 a.m. (9 minutes late) at Sandwich, Illinois (56 miles west of Chicago--due there at 10:45) on July 5, 1963. EMD... (more)
NP 155 is a SW 1200. You're looking at two grand old ladies, both beautiful in there own way.
An "abbreviated" (rather, augmented) version of the Zephyr train is seen eastbound along the UP mainline.
IRM brought out the Nebraska Zephyr train for their annual Museum Showcase Weekend and added an RPO & BN-3 to the train, which ran once an hour all day. Quite the sight/sound after dark, too!!!