Feeling right at home, CB&Q 9911-A leads the Nebraska Zephyr through Montgomery at every bit of track speed. Quite an amazing sight to witness.
We're in the small town of Wayne, IL as the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy 9911-A and the Nebraska Zephyr head east by the old CNW depot, heading towards West Chicago and Chicago Union Station, wher... (more)
Two versions of the EMD cowl unit nose are represented in Barn 9 at IRM by CB&Q E5(A) 9911-A and MILW F7(A) 118-C. HDR composite from three exposures.
Silver & Gray. The sole-surviving EMD E5 races with the Nebraska Zephyr back to Rock Island. This unit usually works at the Illinois Railway Museum. Photo taken during Train Festival 2011.
The Chicago, Burlington & Quincy E-5 "Silver Pilot".
CB&Q's "Silver Pilot" and the "Train of the Goddesses" pause while switches are manually thrown in the former Rock Island Silvis yards. The train will reach it's destination at Rock Island in abo... (more)
CB&Q's famed "Silver Pilot". Seen here leading an excursion back from Bureau, IL only minutes away from Rock Island during Train Festival 2011.
Seems like old times on the CB&Q double track main. Burlington's Nebraska Zephyr charges west through central Illinois on former Rock Island rails. This excursion was part of Rock Island's Train... (more)
The Chicago, Burlington and Quincy's Nebraska Zephyr escapes from the Illinois Railway Museum during Train Festival in late July and is seen here Westbound to Rock Island after a short stay in Bur... (more)
The Nebraska Zephyr along with CBQ SW7 9255 and CNW F7(A) 411 make their way through the switches and back on IRM grounds after a successful trip to Rock Island for Train Festival 2011. Railroad: Chicago Burlington & Quincy RailroadLocomotive: EMD E5(A)Location: Union, Illinois, USALocomotive #: CBQ 9911-ATrain ID: Nebraska ZephyrPhoto Date: July 26, 2011
The only EMD E5 left in the world proudly sits in Rock Island. This unit usually works at the Illinois Railway Museum, but today it has just completed an excursion from Rock Island to Bureau and ... (more)
The Nebraska Zephyr all polished up during the night shoot at trainfest. One of IRM's finest pieces.
The Nebraska Zephyr finally finds some sunlight as it pulls back into Rock Island to tie up for the day before being prepared to its trip back to IRM.
Sleek, shiny and just plain beautiful. IRM's Nebraska Zephyr poses for pictures in Rock Island.