RailPictures.Net Photo: 563 Chicago Burlington & Quincy Railroad GE U28C at Denver, Colorado by Bill Marvel
 
  Login · Sign Up 


Photo Location Map Locomotive Details Location/Date of Photo


» Chicago Burlington & Quincy Railroad (more..)
» GE U28C (more..)
» Sand Creek (more..)
» Denver, Colorado, USA (more..)
» April 03, 1967
Locomotive No./Train ID Photographer
» 563 (more..)
» CD (more..)
» Bill Marvel (more..)
» Contact Photographer · Photographer Profile 
Remarks & Notes 
General Electric’s U28C was something of a disappointment to its builder – only 71 sold – but Burlington liked the model well enough to buy 16, more than any other railroad, and to hang onto them through the merger that created Burlington Northern. Here the 563, which will become BN 5651, is just over a year old as it brings the CD, the road’s principle Chicago-Denver freight, past Sand Creek on the morning of April 3, 1967. Denver cars will be quickly sorted out at 38th Street and the rest of the train will be transferred to Rio Grande’s North Yard for quick dispatch on to Salt Lake City and points west.
Community Response Photo Comments (1) 
Views: 5,742     Favorited: 36
Since added on July 14, 2015

+ Add to Favorites

+ Nominate for People's Choice

+ Subscribe

+ Add to Photo Album

+ Post a Photo Comment
 
* Views on this page updated in real-time.

 User Photo Albums Containing this Photo (5)+ Add to Album
Backlit pictures matter!

Album created by member Jean-Marc Frybourg
Album Views: 20,645
The front of the train is dark. This is just what makes the picture so good.
Classic Railroading

Album created by member Chessiefan2
Album Views: 270,778
Railroading in the 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, basically anything but the 2000s.
DreamTrains

Album created by member coco13cos
Album Views: 2,133,884
Over 35.000 of RP's most appreciated and beautiful photos.
Paint Schemes

Album created by member Nathan Richters
Album Views: 386,611
Not just heritage schemes, not just commemorative schemes - this album is devoted to some of the world's most interesting paint schemes, past or present.
Exotic

Album created by member Nathan Richters
Album Views: 399,536
Looking for rare, obscure, or otherwise exotic locomotives? Look here!
Add to Photo Album or Get Your Own Photo Album


EXIF Data for this photo: [What's this?]

This image contains EXIF headers - Click Here to show the data.



Photo Copyright © 2015 Bill Marvel. All Rights Reserved. Photo Usage Policy
This website Copyright © 2002-2020. All Rights Reserved.
Do Not Sell My Personal Information