Going back for more coal.
Four elephant-style Es lead the combined Afternoon Zephyr, North Coast Limited, and Empire Builder. In the summer under the CB&Q it was three trains but it (they) didn't have another summer. Tod... (more)
Amtrak's Denver Zephyr leaving for its overnight run with an early Amtrak rainbow of cars and locos. The lead E8A was built as CB&Q 9941B and became AMTK 333. Note the strange spark arrestors.
Ex-CB&Q 9948A's engineer gets high ball.
Taken from cab of BN 9922 pulling an outbound Dinkey with an inbound coming at us while on an inspection trip.
Taking commuters home, she was built as CB&Q E9A #9988A.
She was built as CB&Q E9A #9985B.
BN 9907 and 9908 making a run for the suburbs with a Dinkey so called because they were once small compared to the CB&Q's intercity trains. This Dinkey will make very few stops between Chicago and... (more)
During inbound morning rush. This train just "bounced" at Lisle and is making a second run during the rush.
BN 9907 and 9908 pushing into Union Station from the coach yard a commuter train (called a Dinkey because they were once small compared to the CB&Q's intercity trains). This Dinkey will make very ... (more)
Probably Wyoming coal going to Texas. The other units were UP 3535, BN 5529, EMD 9096, plus helpers (DPUs?) BN 7305 and 6707.
As the throttle was opened, BN 9900 blew out soot and moisture which built up while she idled in the station. She inherited a great number (9900)! The Pioneer Zephyr's. She was built as CB&Q E8... (more)
From the eastbound Empire Builder.