IRM's Nebraska Zephyr rolls through the Illinois countryside, giving riders a taste of what it was like to ride a streamlined passenger train in the 1950s.
The F units on Colorado & Southern’s northbound freight appear a bit battle-worn and weary as the train drops into Trinidad, Colo. for a crew change before proceeding on to Pueblo and Denver on th... (more)
This steel caboose, acquired in 2000 by the Minnesota Transportation Museum. During restoration at the Jackson Street Roundhouse shops it was determined that 13500 was most likely the CB&Q's first... (more)
Two CB&Q E units lead the California Zephyr out of Chicago on Oct. 8, 1968. Stainless steel adorns the sides of 9969 and partner. The Zephyr would not last until Amtrak’s birth.
With mostly heavyweight cars behind 3 Es, CB&Q’s Trn. 12 Nebraska Zephyr pulls out of Council Bluffs, Iowa on May 8, 1965.
The "Silver Solarium" brings up the tail end of Amtrak 940, the Feather River Express, crossing the Rock Creek Trestle en-route to Portola on a hot summer afternoon.
Burlington F7(A) #167-A with a passenger-style pilot and coupler cover, plus F7(B) #167-B both built in May 1950. Photo taken from my slide collection, photographer Max Zimmerlein.
Month-old #103 heads west at Keenesbury, Colorado on June 6, 1944. CB&Q acquired sixteen 4-unit FT's , an Electro-Motive model 567, V-16 diesel engine provided 1,350-horse power to each unit. Th... (more)
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
Odd girl out... The UP 949 is out numbered by slant noses as she is flanked by CBQ 9911A and the ACL 501.
Silver Pilot and friends.
The Burlington E5 eases onto the turntable at Spencer.
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)