The "Silver Pilot" and the "Nebraska Zephyr" complete a switching move during a thunder storm.
Night operations are underway for "showcase weekend" at IRM. Here the 9911-A and the Nebraska Zephyr are poised on station track two as a set of North Shore cars pass on the mainline.
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)
CB&Q 9911-A sits on display inside Barn 9 during the IRM holiday event.
Downgraded from the beautiful “Zephyrs” racing across the plaines this magnificent beast humbly provides museum visitors it’s a delightful tour.
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 Nebraska Zephyr holds on station track 2 during night operations at IRM.
Stainless steel on a classic streamliner, taken at the Streamliners at Spencer event.
The Zephyr's second weekend excursion is underway out of CUS. It will take a lightning rod trip down the BNSF mainline.
NCTM's "Streamliners" event would not be complete without the Illinois Railway Museum's CB&Q E-5 "Silver Pilot" No. 9911-A! The locomotive, sans her "Nebraska Zeph... (more)