The "Silver Pilot" and the "Nebraska Zephyr" complete a switching move during a thunder storm.
As rafters frolic on the opposite bank of the Colorado River, hugging the cliffs on the north side is Amtrak’s westbound California Zephyr approaching the Utah state line at Utaline, Colorado, on ... (more)
Since my Dad had handed me his Milwaukee Road Veterans pass at age 12 and said"you might as well carry it cause I'll never use it" I would travel by myself to exotic places like Savanna,KC,Omaha,D... (more)
A battered logo still shows its CB&Q heritage on an old gondola at Burlington Northern’s Clyde Yard in Cicero, Illinois, in November 1983.
An old, deteriorating Chicago, Burlington & Quincy stencil used on freight cars is tacked onto a railroad outbuilding along the Burlington Northern main line through Brush, Colorado, in April 1984... (more)
During this year's Showcase weekend, the CB&Q 993 was added to the Nebraska Zephyr's consist. The 993 is a baggage car built in 1951 by the CB&Q Havelock shops. Here the CB&Q 9911-A (EMC E5A) lead... (more)
California Zephyr dome-observation “Silver Solarium” sits on Track 4 at Denver Union Station and will soon depart on the rear of Amtrak No. 5 on the morning of February 5, 2018. To the right on Tr... (more)
Downgraded from the beautiful “Zephyrs” racing across the plaines this magnificent beast humbly provides museum visitors it’s a delightful tour.
Cooling their brake shoes during the Coast Starlight's brief stop in Simi Valley, the iconic trio of CB&Q California Zephyr private cars look sharp as their stainless steel fluting catches the set... (more)
With the last glimmers of sunlight disappearing to the west, the famous trio of the Silver Lariat, Silver Rapids and Silver Solarium ride the rear of the southbound Coast Starlight - now just one ... (more)
The Labor Day Weekend at the Illinois Railway Museum featured a night session after the normal closing hours. The Frisco 1630 and the CB&Q 9911A were the main attractions after dark. The train is ... (more)
CBQ 9911A heads west on the IRM mainline before pulling into the depot.
CBQ 9911A shoves the Nebraska Zephyr west in Union, IL at IRM.
The private cars Silver Splendor and Pacific Sands sit on the rear of Amtrak's outbound Sunset Limited this evening as they prepare to embark on a spring cross-country trip.
Despite it being Diesel Days at IRM, we still found ourselves walking around the Steam Display Barn for a majority of the day.