CB&Q 9911A, Silver Pilot shows off its nose in one of the sheds at the Illinois Railroad Museum at Union, IL. The unit is the locomotive that is used to run the Nebraska Zephyr that is part of the... (more)
One of my favorites from the NCTM's 2014 Streamliners at Spencer event. I'd always wanted to see this most stunning of diesel locomotives. When they confirmed she would be there it clinched it f... (more)
The Nebraska Zephyr is showing off during Diesel Days at the Illinois Railway Museum.
The conductor is giving the Nebraska Zephyr a final check as Chicago Burlington & Quincy 9911A is preparing to pull the lunch train at the Illinois Railway Museum. CB&Q 9911A is the only remainin... (more)
On Thursday May 29, the Illinois Railway Museum's Chicago, Burlington & Quincy E5A is having final preparations made before being turned around at the roundhouse at the Streamliners at Spencer eve... (more)
The stainless steel streamliner is distinctive among all the other painted sisters at this historic event.
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.
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!!!
An "extended" Zephyr train, with BN-3 behind 9911A, splits the signals on the main at the east end of Johnson Siding during the annual Museum Showcase Weekend.