CBQ 9911A leads the Nebraska Zephyr trainset into Galesburg, passing underneath some original CBQ signals. The signals are unfortunately being replaced by new ones just to the southwest.
A steam engine in a museum and one of the diesels that put it there running free on the main.
Illinois Railway Museum's Chicago Burington & Quincy Nebraska Zephyr, running as Amtrak Train #971 is making track speed of 79 MPH on the BNSF Brookfield Sub. during an all day excursion from Chic... (more)
Burlington at Burlington: Chicago, Burlington and Quincy E5 No. 9911-A, from the Illinois Railway Museum lays over at Burlington, Wisconsin, on a rare outside excursion with the Nebraska Zephyr tr... (more)
My 100th photo! The Nebraska Zephyr gets some TLC between runs during IRM's Diesel Days.
Three generations of power perfectly lined up... Whats funny is, this is the way the equipment was left from earlier in the day so technically it wasn't "set up"
After a successful trip in the rain, The Nebraska Zephyr arrives back to a massive crowd and sunshine at the TrainFest grounds. The guys at IRM did a great job of polishing the train before its jo... (more)
After turning at Bureau, the Nebraska Zephyr crosses the West Bureau Creek (just west of Tiskilwa) in the pouring rain on its way back to Trainfest in Rock Island.
CB&Q 9911A East passes the Bureau switcher, which is tied up for the day. Here, the Zephyr will run around the wye and head back to the Quad Cities.
Even on a dreary morning, the Nebraska Zephyr looks sharp as a tac as it rolls East Moline.
The Nebraska Zephyr rolls through downtown Moline on a rainy Sunday morning.
The Nebraska Zephyr crosses the Mississippi River into Davenport on its return trip from Train Festival 2011 to the Illinois Railway Museum.
The Nebraska Zephyr leads its exursion west on the return trip to Rock Island while a railfan paces alongside. This was the Zephyr's first public excursion off of the Illinois Railway Museum's pro... (more)
The Zephyr trainset moves to IRM after a successful stint at Train Fest in the Quad Cities. Cherry Valley is on the historic ex-CNW Freeport branch.