To celebrate the centennial of the opening of its Chicago to Aurora, Illinois line, the Chicago, Burlington, & Quincy (very) temporarily painted its king of fan trips, Northern 5632, gold, seen he... (more)
Beautifully restored Burlington EMD units live inside IRM's diesel shop.
Led by Burlington E5 9911-A, the "Silver Pilot," the beautifully restored Nebraska Zephyr arrives at the platform during IRM's Museum Showcase Weekend.
The CB&Q's Pioneer Zephyr high speed diesel streamliners on display in the main lobby of Chicago's amazing Museum of Science & Industry.
What an event! Streamliners at Spencer.
CBQ 5629 was built in 1940 at the Burlington shops in Iowa and ran fast freights in the 1940's and 50's. It was retired by the Burlington Route in 1956 at Lincoln, Nebraska and is now on display ... (more)
Amtrak's Empire Builder slows for a stop at North La Crosse, WI behind a former CBQ/BN E8A, a pair of X-GN Fs, and a former NP F. Prior to May 1971, the E unit was a common visitor to La Crosse, b... (more)
Ex-CB&Q office car owned by Clint Jones.Not sure whether photo is at Hancock or Wells,MI.. I believe the car is now in LaCrosse,WI. connected to a restaurant.
A game of 52-car pickup.
Date is approximate.
CB&Q SD45 (516-530) Delivered in pre-merger green & white paint now renumbered with Burlington Northern numbers.
Static display of a CB&Q passenger engine at the old CB&Q Division headquarters in Ottumwa. When I got transferred down there on the CP all that occupied the buildings was the Amtrak station.
Chicago, Burlington and Quincy caboose (waycar in CB&Q parlance) No. 14602 glows in the gathering twilight of Christmas Eve 2007. The Izaak Walton Inn at Essex, Montana, has four “caboose cabins” ... (more)
Viewed twelve years ago in 2003 and donated in 1963, this gorgeous 4-8-4 was built by the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy. Would have loved to have seen her run.
Shoving back to Olson Road, the Nebraska Zephyr would be pulling into the station within a few minutes to take on more passengers.
CB&Q 9911-A, named the Silver Pilot, is the last E5 in existence. Built in 1940, she's still going strong at the Illinois Railway Museum in Union. Here's to many more years!